Page from Colonel Douglas' 1921 book about Tulsa by Colonel Douglas. Photograph of the Arch of Welcome on June 12, 1919. The arch was erected on Main Street between 3rd & 4th Streets to welcome home Company D, 11th Engineers, 36th Division, from World War I. The arch was built at a price of $3500 and paid by public subscriptions.
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Preservation and archiving of this significant Tulsa treasure of photographs and artifacts was made possible through the Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Historical Society and the generosity of Tulsa World/Lorton Family Chester Cadieux the Rotary Club of Tulsa and many other community-minded corporations, institutions and individuals.