Tulsa History


Presence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder 2

Does knowing a history make us love places more? I tried to move away from Tulsa and back to Pittsburgh for the first three years we lived in Oklahoma. Everything, I decided, was better in the ‘burgh. We had better weather, better sports, better landscape, better highways, better people (my […]


Tension in the Timeline 10

They came on horses, on foot, in crowds tired and tattered, forcibly marched west, faces stained with salt and dust and heartache. They came, freedmen who had heard the tales of jobs, chances, homes of their own. They boarded trains, rode wagons, gathered up their lives and moved them from […]