Celebrating a Century: Filling the Gaps

by Morgan Phillips, Tulsa People Magazine PART 2 OF 7 ARTICLES IN THE SERIES. The early work of F&CS — providing food, clothing, shelter, counseling and financial aid — sought to lessen issues that undermined the wellbeing of local families, including domestic issues. In 1921, the divorce rate of Tulsa County was 23%, more than…

Celebrating a Century

Interactive Timeline: 1921-2021 Board Presidents: 1928-2023 Board PresidentYear(s) Served and Agency NameExecutive Director/CEO E.H. Cornelius1928 Family Welfare Society John R. Woodard1929-1931 Raymond W. Granger1932-1936 United Relief and Service Assoc. Judge H.L. Standeven1931-1932 Children’s Serv. Bureau (CSB) E.K. Frank1933-1936 (CSB) Rev. E.H. Eckel, Jr.1937-1941 (CSB) Mrs. Robert L. Howard1942 (CSB) C.H. Sweet1943-1944 (CSB) Mark S. Patton1937-1938…