[BASEMENT BOX 67.0242]

Description

A nighttime photograph of a business fire at Chandler in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. The image shows volunteer fireman Wayne Hart spraying water onto the burning C & G Grocery store from the roof of a neighboring building. Caption: "PLAYING WATER on the smoking ruins of the C & G Grocery in Chandler early Tuesday morning is Wayne Hart, a volunteer in the Chandler fire department who is working from the roof of an adjoining building."

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Lucas, Jim November 15, 1960.

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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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In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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Description

A nighttime photograph of a business fire at Chandler in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. The image shows volunteer fireman Wayne Hart spraying water onto the burning C & G Grocery store from the roof of a neighboring building. Caption: "PLAYING WATER on the smoking ruins of the C & G Grocery in Chandler early Tuesday morning is Wayne Hart, a volunteer in the Chandler fire department who is working from the roof of an adjoining building."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: T-11-15-60

Credit: The Oklahoma Times

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  • The Oklahoma Times; November 15, 1960

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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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  • November 15, 1960

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • March 27, 2017, 8:02 p.m.

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Lucas, Jim. [BASEMENT BOX 67.0242], photograph, November 15, 1960; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc196334/: accessed November 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.