This 1950s Footage Of Tulsa, Oklahoma Will Transport You To The Past

Preserving the past through photographs and films is an important part of remembering history. So we’re fortunate when we come across historical items that give us an in-depth look into the past. In the 1950s, the U.S. Government featured several American cities on film and highlighted many aspects of everyday life, businesses, universities and so on. Tulsa was fortunate to be chosen as one of the cities featured due to its thriving metropolis, role in the oil and gas industry, universities and as headquarters of the farming industry in the state.

Take a look back at life in Tulsa in the 1950s:

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If you enjoy vintage photos of Oklahoma, make sure to check out these still shots of Oklahoma in the 1950s.