[BASEMENT BOX 67.0114]

Description

A daylight photograph showing the flames, smoke, and blackened ground at a pipe and oil field supply yard fire at Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The supply yard, located in the 2700 block on Northeast Grand Boulevard, was owned by former Oklahoma City councilman Percy Jones. Caption: "Firemen battle a blaze surrounding a pipe and oil field supply yard owned by Percy Jones, former city councilman, in the 2700 block on NE Grand boulevard."

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. November 13, 1950.

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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

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 daylight photograph showing the flames, smoke, and blackened ground at a pipe and oil field supply yard fire at Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The supply yard, located in the 2700 block on Northeast Grand Boulevard, was owned by former Oklahoma City councilman Percy Jones. Caption: "Firemen battle a blaze surrounding a pipe and oil field supply yard owned by Percy Jones, former city councilman, in the 2700 block on NE Grand boulevard."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: O-11-14-50

Credit: The Oklahoman

Source

  • The Oklahoman; November 14, 1950

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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 13, 1950

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  • Feb. 3, 2014, 10:20 a.m.

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[BASEMENT BOX 67.0114], photograph, November 13, 1950; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc225805/: accessed December 13, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.