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Battiest High School

Description: Photograph of Battiest High School in the 1931-1932 school year. The students are posed outside of the school with Herbert Flowers. School is located in Broken Bow, Oklahoma.
Date: [1931..1932]
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Woman at a Covered Well, Hochatown, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of elderly woman with two toddlers at a well. The woman is likely doing the laundry with the large pot of boiled water nearby. The woman is Mrs. J.W. Burke and she is watching Wilda Kincaid and Preston Fish while doing the laundry. The location of the well was in the first Hochatown, Oklahoma. The last family living in Hochatown left in 1966. The town was eventually flooded in 1968 by the damming of the Mountain Fork River to create Broken Bow Lake. The town site is now under the lake. A second Hochatown is located approximately one mile from the lake.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0152.0137]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Powerhouse and switchyard at Broken Bow Dam and Reservoir, above, under construction by the Tulsa District of the US Army Corps of Engineers, are located below a horseshoe bend in the Mountain Fork River about three miles downstream from the dam."
Date: 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0152.0145]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mammoth discharges of water through the hydro-electric turbines at Broken Bow Dam can raise the river level downstream as much as five feet in 30 minutes."
Date: May 31, 1970
Creator: Orbit
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1434.0746]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Broken Bow, Kiamichi -Back row, left to right: Elliott Grubbs, J, Callaham. Foster, Spotts- wood, Baird. Graham. Front row, left to right: Edwards captain: Wallace, Nease. Littleton, Montgomery W. Callahan, Chester, Martin."
Date: December 17, 1931
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1434.0751]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Broken Bow highschool's spacious new home economics cottage, completed last August, by members of the school's vocational carpentry class, will be opened officially to the public Sunday afternoon."
Date: 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1434.0750]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This modern, 20-classroom elementary school building is being constructed and equipped at Broken Bow at a cost of only $140,000 by shop students of James Baker."
Date: 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society