New In The Digital Collections: Pictorially Presenting Greater Tulsa

Pictorially Presenting Greater Tulsa has been added to the digital collections.  It was issued by the Chamber of Commerce in honor of the first International Petroleum Exposition and Congress in 1923 and has photographs of Tulsa buildings, industry, religious institutions, and homes at that time. 

The accompanying text is used to promote Tulsa, but it includes at least one suspect statement by Omer Benedict: "Indeed Oklahoma is a diversified country, well-timbered, well watered-nine months of ideal weather-a summer with few scorching hot days, but always cool nights inducing restful sleep."