BASEMENT BOX 67.0429

Description:

Fire truck with water hose putting out fire of BJ Goodrich tires and restaurant.Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lawton's worst fire since 1919, possibly set by an arsonist, gutted four downtown buildings Friday night, causing damages estimated as high as $400,000."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Comanche County - Lawton
Creation Date: May 25, 1956
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: May 25, 1956
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Comanche County - Lawton
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
May 25, 1956
Description:

Fire truck with water hose putting out fire of BJ Goodrich tires and restaurant.Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lawton's worst fire since 1919, possibly set by an arsonist, gutted four downtown buildings Friday night, causing damages estimated as high as $400,000."

Note:

PublishDate: T-05-26-56

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): fires | Lawton, Oklahoma | Oklahoma Times photographs
Source: "$400,000 Loss Set; Man Held Worst Blaze Since 1919 Forces Eight Residents To Flee", Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 26, 1956-
Added Title: $400,000 Loss Set; Man Held Worst Blaze Since 1919 Forces Eight Residents To Flee
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: BASEMENT BOX 67.0429
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc206860
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image