Posts by RetroMetroOKC

When Is It OK to Erase a Historical Tribute?

What happens when history isn’t as pretty as we once thought? Tulsans are dealing with that very question right now, as some members of the community are demanding that the Brady District get a new name in light of revelations that the city father was once involved with the Klu Klux Klan and the 1921 race rights that tore apart what was known as “ Black Wall Street.” This discussion began...

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The Retro Metro OKC Blog

Welcome to Retro Metro Oklahoma City’s new blog. In the past few years since our organization was founded, we’ve accomplished much, but our efforts to regularly communicate and interact with the community we seek to connect with has been limited to Facebook and Twitter. That’s not enough. This blog expands our world, and on a weekly basis our members will use this page to update folks on...

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John Moore & Stan Hall Collection

John Moore & Stan Hall Collection

Background In the late 1920s railway executives determined the Santa Fe Train Station that had served the city since statehood needed to be replaced. And that change would include a new set of elevated tracks. The $5 million elevation would allow a free flow of traffic under bridges to be built under the new tracks. But the East Side Civic Improvement League quickly expressed concerns that the...

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John Moore & Stan Hall Collection Photos

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The George Winn Collection Videos

The George Winn Collection Videos

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