BASEMENT BOX 66.0368

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Photograph taken during daylight of a firefighter working in the charred wreckage of a burned building. Caption: "A fire touched off by an apparent short circuit heavily damaged a massive air conditioning unit at United Founders Life Tower Thursday, shooting flames dangerously close to the cylindrical office building and prompting firemen to turn in a precautionary second alarm, authorities said."

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Tullous, Don May 10, 1973.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Oklahoma Historical Society

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  • Main Title: BASEMENT BOX 66.0368
  • Added Title: Fire Strikes Tower's Air Conditioning Unit

Description

Photograph taken during daylight of a firefighter working in the charred wreckage of a burned building. Caption: "A fire touched off by an apparent short circuit heavily damaged a massive air conditioning unit at United Founders Life Tower Thursday, shooting flames dangerously close to the cylindrical office building and prompting firemen to turn in a precautionary second alarm, authorities said."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: O-05-11-73

Credit: The Oklahoman

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  • The Oklahoman; May 11, 1973

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • May 10, 1973

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • March 2, 2014, 2:02 p.m.

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Tullous, Don. BASEMENT BOX 66.0368, photograph, May 10, 1973; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc189884/: accessed October 17, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.