[BASEMENT BOX 67.0602]

Description:

Photograph shows seven unidentified men and five children observing and working around a structure that smoke is rising from the roof. Flames are coming out the top of the building as well. There is a ladder in the forefront of the image indicating that someone tried to assess the situation from a ladder on the roof. This photograph was taken in the daytime. Caption: "Fireman effort is futile as the Tonkawa Laundry and Dry Cleaning establishment burns."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Kay County - Tonkawa
Creation Date: December 22, 1957
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 22, 1957
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Kay County - Tonkawa
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 22, 1957
Description:

Photograph shows seven unidentified men and five children observing and working around a structure that smoke is rising from the roof. Flames are coming out the top of the building as well. There is a ladder in the forefront of the image indicating that someone tried to assess the situation from a ladder on the roof. This photograph was taken in the daytime. Caption: "Fireman effort is futile as the Tonkawa Laundry and Dry Cleaning establishment burns."

Note:

PublishDate: O-12-23-57

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | Tonkawa | Kay County | Daily Oklahoman photographs | Tonkawa Laundry Dry Cleaning
Source: The Daily Oklahoman, December 23, 1957
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0602
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc193159
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image