Community Spotlight Exhibits – Tulsa Boys Home

Community Spotlight Exhibits

Tulsa Boys’ Home: 1918-2018

through October 31st

In 1918, the Tulsa Boys’ Home (TBH) took in its first five residents – two boys found sleeping in boxes in an alley and three orphans. In the 100 years since TBH’s founding, more than 13,000 boys have benefited from the services of Tulsa Boys’ Home. It was the first residential treatment facility serving troubled boys in Oklahoma and remains the largest in the state. 

  • First Tulsa Boys\' Home, c 1920. Located at 712 S. Boston.
  • Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier pose with boys and staff, April 1993
  • Group of boys packed up to go to the ranch.
  • Founder William Stahl helping group of boys study, c 1965
  • Riding Horses at Tulsa Boys Home Ranch, 1960s
  • Tulsa Boy\'s Home residents represents various activities offered at the home, 1937. Activities included Scouting, football, basketball, and baseball.
  • TBH Dining Room
  • You\'re Invited! Hope Tours - Oct. 14, 2018
  • Aerial photo of current Tulsa Boys Home with Tulsa city skyline;


For more information about the Tulsa Boys’ Home click here.

About Community Spotlight Exhibits

Community Spotlight exhibits are created by organizations in the Tulsa-area celebrating significant milestones.