[BASEMENT BOX 67.0329]

Description:

Photograph is of a wooden dormitory building that has flames and smoke quickly rising from the roof. Flames are shooting out the window openings many feet high. Photograph was taken int he day time. Caption: "Going up in smoke is the main building of the historical Indian Boarding School for Girls at Eufaula. Fire gutted the 70 year old structure about noon Friday. Mrs. Toru Herndon, school Superintendent, said damage will amount to several thousand dollars. Also destroyed in the fire were Christmas gifts for the 665 girls of the school."

Creator(s): Parkhurst, Dean
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - McIntosh County - Eufaula
Creation Date: December 21, 1962
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 79
Past 30 days: 0
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Date(s):
  • Creation: December 21, 1962
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - McIntosh County - Eufaula
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 21, 1962
Description:

Photograph is of a wooden dormitory building that has flames and smoke quickly rising from the roof. Flames are shooting out the window openings many feet high. Photograph was taken int he day time. Caption: "Going up in smoke is the main building of the historical Indian Boarding School for Girls at Eufaula. Fire gutted the 70 year old structure about noon Friday. Mrs. Toru Herndon, school Superintendent, said damage will amount to several thousand dollars. Also destroyed in the fire were Christmas gifts for the 665 girls of the school."

Note:

PublishDate: O-12-23-62

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

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Keyword(s): fires | McIntosh County | Eufaula | 1962 | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: The Daily Oklahoman, December 23, 1962
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0329
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc193788
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image