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Excavation crew expands search for Tulsa massacre victims

 


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Crews searching for the remains of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre have yet to uncover any human remains and on Wednesday expanded the scope of the excavation at a city cemetery, the Oklahoma state archaeologist said.

The search at Oaklawn Cemetery thus far has revealed common household trash, animal bones and a shell casing that is not believed to be connected to the massacre, State Archaeologist of Oklahoma Kary Stackelbeck said.

"We are not at all disheartened by that because we have all these other lines of evidence" that include oral accounts of cemetery...



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