Looking northeast from East 5th Street and South Boston Avenue in 1939. Buildings shown include the Atlas Life Building, the lower part of the Philtower, and the Collins Building. McEntee's Quality Jewelers, Maxwell Flowers, and the Santa Fe Railroad office were located in the Atlas Building. This block was the site of Tulsa's first school and high school.
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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.