BASEMENT BOX 67.0447

Description:

Photograph taken during daylight of the charred wreckage of a burned building and gas pumps. Caption: "Jackson County Landmark established in 1890 - the Martha Mercantile Store - was destroyed by fire Wednesday after the building apparently was struck by a bolt of lighting. The longtime general merchandise store, which had added a gas station for modern times, was owned by Mrs. C. H. Doughty. She estimated loss at $25,000."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Jackson County - Martha
Creation Date: May 15, 1969
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 9
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 15, 1969
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Jackson County - Martha
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 15, 1969
Description:

Photograph taken during daylight of the charred wreckage of a burned building and gas pumps. Caption: "Jackson County Landmark established in 1890 - the Martha Mercantile Store - was destroyed by fire Wednesday after the building apparently was struck by a bolt of lighting. The longtime general merchandise store, which had added a gas station for modern times, was owned by Mrs. C. H. Doughty. She estimated loss at $25,000."

Note:

PublishDate: T-05-15-69

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | Martha, Oklahoma | Mercantile Store | Jackson County Landmark | 1969-05-15 | Oklahoma Times photographs
Source: Oklahoma Times; May 15, 1969
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0447
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199921
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image