The only published, fully documented, first-person account of America's deadliest race riot; written at the time by survivors and reporters,and transcribed from the priceless Maurice Willows collection of original pictures, newspaper clipping, letters and documents.Mr.Willows was brought from St. Louis as the Director of Red Cross Relief. The book also includes his Official Red Cross Report, detailing how every relief dollar was spent, as well as his personal account of what caused the riot.
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Bob Hower, was born in Tulsa because of the Tulsa Race Riot. He is the son of Mr. Willows'daughter, Maurine, was brought to Tulsa when her father became Director of Red Cross Relief.
Bob is 76 and retired from a 35 year career in Television, the last 18 years as a TV News Anchor. Bob lives in Tulsa and decided to publish his grandfather's collection to remind people of what can happen in America when we forget to love one another; and because the evil that existed during the deadly 1921 Tulsa Race Riot still exisits in America.
Bob did a lot of writing for Television, but this is his first book.Review:
"A must buy for documented, first-person accounts of America's deadliest race riot" -- KRJH_TV Channel 2 Tulsa
Eddie Faye Gates of the Riot Commission looking toward possible reparations, says the Commission uses my book extensively. -- Eddie Faye Gates
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