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[Photograph 2012.201.B0349.0287]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Water from this main canal of the Lugert-Altus irrigation district has been flowing on approximately 45,000 acres during the summer months with the final irrigation run for 1952 being made in October, to bring abundant crops to this section of southwestern Oklahoma whereas a majority of the crops of the state are cut drastically short this year because of drouth."
Date: October 14, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0349.0294]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Shrinking Lake Altus stands at less than 11 per cent of capacity storage as illustrated by the continuously-dropping shoreline at left and the high-and-dry boat dock at right."
Date: August 31, 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0342.0155]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "It's nice getting together members of the Altus Club seem to agree as the group began 1969 with a meeting and luncheon in the home of Mrs. o. H. Laughlin."
Date: January 4, 1969
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0339.0093]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Cecil C. Kegans has accepted a position as field executive of Black Beaver Boy Scout Council a has just assumed his new position with headquarters in Altus."
Date: 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0243.0277]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sue Gunkel (center) , 18, of 1018 W. Main St., Eldorado, Okla., receives a certificate for a $500 Henry Ford II Educational Scholarship from the Ford Motor Company Fund in recognition of achievements as a member of the National 4-H Club."
Date: December 8, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0349.0266]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Ever changing with the seasons but always beautiful, this probably will become one of Oklahoma's favorite photographic spots in the future, competing with such natural wonders as Turner's falls and the Kiamichi's."
Date: June 23, 1947
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0349.0295]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "LAKE ALTUS sprawling in the Quartz Mountain 18 miles north of Altus, has dwindled to 31,000 acre-feet from a maximum storage capacity of 103,000 acre-feet since irrigation began last summer and a maximum capacity of 140,000 acre-feet."
Date: December 7, 1970
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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