[BASEMENT BOX 67.0245]

Description

Photograph is of a man standing in the middle of a large area that has been reduced to rubble by a fire. He appears to be surveying the damage and remains.. Caption: "Three Oklahoma fires took the lives of two persons Monday, destroyed a hotel and heavily damaged a shopping center. A house fire at Chester, in Major County, fatally burned Jim Smith, 82, and his wife, Anna. 70."

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. January 15, 1962.

Context

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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Titles

  • Main Title: [BASEMENT BOX 67.0245]
  • Added Title: Raymond Branstetter Jr. Views Razed House At Chester.

Description

Photograph is of a man standing in the middle of a large area that has been reduced to rubble by a fire. He appears to be surveying the damage and remains.. Caption: "Three Oklahoma fires took the lives of two persons Monday, destroyed a hotel and heavily damaged a shopping center. A house fire at Chester, in Major County, fatally burned Jim Smith, 82, and his wife, Anna. 70."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w

Notes

PublishDate: O-01-16-62

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • The Daily Oklahoman, January 16, 1962

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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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  • January 15, 1962

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Feb. 12, 2014, 12:03 p.m.

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[BASEMENT BOX 67.0245], photograph, January 15, 1962; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc193865/: accessed July 26, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.