Diagram of the first buildings in Tulsa, drawn in the summer of 1882. numbered buildings are: (1) Elm Tree tent where first baby was born (2) Log House of Noah Partridge and family, the only family living in Tulsey Town before the city was located (3) Railroad Grade Stakes (4) Archer's tent store (5) Hall Brothers tent store (6) C.A. Owen's Tent Boarding House (7) home of Mr. and Mrs. Slater. Mr Slater was a carpenter with the Frisco Railroad, and Mrs. Slater was Tulsey Town's first sunday school teacher. (8) Home of Dr. Booker, Tulsa's first doctor. (9) Stakes for surveying the future Main Street.
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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.