BASEMENT BOX 67.0315

Description:

Photograph taken during daylight of firefighters extinguishing a building fire. Caption: "More than $500,000 damage was caused by fire early Friday in downtown Enid when the J. C. Penney Co. store was destroyed and Woolworth and Montgomery Ward stocks were damaged. Above, Enid, Blackwell and Vance Air Force base fireman put water into the Penney building. This picture was flown to Oklahoma City by a Champlin Refining Co. plane."

Creator(s): Ford, Ray
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Garfield County - Enid
Creation Date: April 15, 1955
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 9
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 15, 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Garfield County - Enid
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 15, 1955
Description:

Photograph taken during daylight of firefighters extinguishing a building fire. Caption: "More than $500,000 damage was caused by fire early Friday in downtown Enid when the J. C. Penney Co. store was destroyed and Woolworth and Montgomery Ward stocks were damaged. Above, Enid, Blackwell and Vance Air Force base fireman put water into the Penney building. This picture was flown to Oklahoma City by a Champlin Refining Co. plane."

Note:

PublishDate: T-04-15-55

Note:

Credit: The Oklahoma Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

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Keyword(s): fires | Enid, Oklahoma | 1955-04-15 | Oklahoma Times photographs | JC Penney Company | Garfield County, Oklahoma
Source: The Oklahoma Times; April, 15, 1955
Added Title: At Height Of $500,000 Enid Blaze
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0315
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc190296
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image