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[2012.201.B0051.0292]

Description: A single engine propeller driven airplane setting in a wheat field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A lucky Jackson County crop duster escaped with only minor injuries when this single-engine spray plane belly flopped in a wheat field southeast of Altus Sunday."
Date: March 21, 1977
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0100.0240]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Doug Fasching, left, of Troop 21, Edmond , and Stephen Carlson of Troop 217, Norman, learn precision rowing during the canoe merit badge class."
Date: July 7, 1986
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0441

Description: Photograph of a group of people extinguishing fire amid burning wreckage. Caption: "Little more than ashes are left of the barn and hay where Darin Wicker died Thursday."
Date: June 11, 1970
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0106.0758]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The U. S. 283 bridge south of Altus is the only bridge in southwestern Oklahoma targeted for removal, out of 20 deficient structures cited in the statewide bridge replacement program."
Date: October 8, 1978
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0338]

Description: A man is peering into the cabin of a small plane that is laying upside down just past a runway. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "STRONG CROSS-WINDS flipped this Cessna 172 as Larry Waller, an Altus businessman, taxied for a takeoff in Altus Tuesday."
Date: April 13, 1971
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0278]

Description: Two men setting up sonar equipment in the bed of a truck. A third man is getting a sailboat ready to launch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sonar equipment has been brought into the now week-old search for a missing plane and its pilot believed to have gone down in Lake Altus. A strut and wheel from the single-engine private aircraft of Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside was discovered last Friday, but the rest of the wreckage has eluded divers and is believed to be buried in the lake bottom silt. Here a specialist team from a Louisiana salvage firm adjusts sonar equipment before joining the search Tuesday."
Date: March 21, 1979
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0621]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Rare sight in an age of machinery was caught over the weekend west of Altus in Jackson County, where a crew of about 20 is picking cotton by hand."
Date: December 14, 1970
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0531]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The spirit of Christmas brought a big smile Wednesday to a Jackson County farmer lying seriously ill in an Oklahoma City hospital. The remaining 200 acres of Bob Roudebush's 1,400 acres of cotton was harrested by neighbors who believe in "good will toward men"."
Date: December 22, 1964
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0587]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "COTTON STORAGE IS AT A PREMIUM in the state, forcing the Oklahoma Cotton Co-op Association Compress in Altus to stack 25,000 bales of cotton on the ground out in the open. Superintendent Bob Rooker said Saturday that about 150,000 bales have been received from 49 gins in Oklahoma and Texas."
Date: January 16, 1966
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0979]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In southwestern Oklahoma were termed good Thursday by rainmaker " Cherokee Bill " after he completed a ceremony at Altus to bring rain to the area."
Date: September 7, 1971
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0568]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "ALTUS- There's a group of marked people making an honest living here in Altus. They are the cotton graders and recorders at the government cotton classing office of the agriculture marketing service."
Date: November 25, 1961
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0561]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "With 15,000 to 20,000 migrant workers in southwestern Oklahoma fields, gins throughout this area were becoming swamped Thursday with cotton."
Date: September 29, 1961
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0316.0520]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Sifting sand through his hand as he kneels amid idle farm equipment and silence at a once-busy Tillman County farm is Keith Pinson of Tipton."
Date: April 12, 1971
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0316.0414]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In a ditch along side of SH 34, one mile north of Duke in Jackson County, are 21 pairs of simple flat stones that mark the final resting places of 21 people whose identity has long been forgotten in the passing of time."
Date: November 12, 1972
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society