There is some debate among some scholars whether folklore, myths and legend must, by definition, be untrue. For example, the George Washington tossing the silver dollar across the Delaware, and the chopping down the Cherry Tree stories are both pretty obviously not factually correct, but they are remembered because they convey some important meaning that surpasses the mere facts.
- Aerial Bombing
- Machine guns
- Mass Graves
- The Klan did it.
- The old couple shot at prayer
The following materials are clearly legendary.
- “Peg Leg and the Tulsa Race Riot” Quoted from Brewer, J. Mason. American Negro Folklore. Chicago: Quadrangle Books, 1968.
- “A Descriptive Poem of the Tulsa Race Riot and Massacre” by A.J. Smitherman,