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[BASEMENT BOX 67.0290]

Description: Photograph is of a multiple story building that has smoke rising out of the where the roof once was. The windows are missing and the brick has burnt marks. A man is outside the building near a car by a fence.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0285]

Description: Photograph is of the inside of a structure that has been destroyed by fire. The rubble, still smoking, is piled and fallen all around the remaining walls. A fireman can be seen amongst the rubble near where smoke is still rising. Caption: "Smoke continued to pour from the smoldering drug store at Duncan ruins late Sunday evening."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0288]

Description: Photograph is of a corner of a multiple story building that smoke is billowing out of the top and broken windows. There are two prominent electrical poles near the building in the image. Part of the brick walls of the structure have collapsed.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0293]

Description: Photograph is of a group of men in the middle of the street holding an open fire hose on a smoking building on a street with other buildings. Smoke is billowing down the street.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0292]

Description: Photograph is of three groups of unidentified people each holding open fire hoses on a multiple level building that smoke is billowing out of the top. The buildings appear to be on a main street and the cafe is the closest seen in the photo that is completely consumed by smoke and missing a roof due to an active fire.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0291]

Description: Photograph is of a large group of people in the street observing and helping to spray water from fire hoses on multiple buildings that are burning on a main street. Debris, rubble and water is in the street in front of the crowd.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0286]

Description: Photograph is of groups of people standing outside of a single story brick building while smoke rises from roof. Firemen are standing on top of the building spraying hoses into the building and on the remaining roof. Caption: "LOSS WAS ESTIMATED AT $200,000 in this fire Sunday, which destroyed the Lindley hospital, the largest hospital in Duncan. Firemen evacuated 25 patients, including many children, before starting their fight on the fast spreading flames."
Date: December 23, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0289]

Description: Photograph is of a group of unidentified people observing a fire of a multiple story brick storage building. Tires are strewn on the ground around the men observing the fire. A smaller group of men are holding a fire hose spraying on the top corner of the building. Smoke is rising from where the roof once existed. part of the walls have collapsed into the center of the structure.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0287]

Description: Photograph is a large group of people observing a burning brick building with smoke billowing from the top.Firemen are spraying hoses in the background on the building. Photograph was taken in the daytime. Caption: "DOWNTOWN DUNCAN was full of smoke and people Sunday as a $500,000 fire swept through a half block of business. This picture taken by Rollin Cox, an executive with Halliburton Oil Cementing Co., looks north at the unit block of North street from the busy intersection of Ninth and Main."
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0282]

Description: Photograph is of a fireman bent over inside a structure that has been destroyed by fire. The roof and most of the exterior walls have collapsed into the building and all the rubble inside the building is burnt. The fireman has a pipe in his mouth. Caption: "Pipe-smoking fireman works on hot interior of Murray Rexall Drug Store in Duncan."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0283]

Description: Photograph is of the side of a building that has collapsed on itself including the roof most walls and the brick wall in the background due to a fire. Brick and rubble is strewn all over the sidewalk around the remains of the building. Caption: "Firemen, hidden by smoke, work inside the gutted Murray Rexall Drug Store in Duncan as the structure continues to smolder. Charred shell was all that remained. It was a one-story building."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0281

Description: Photograph taken at night of firefighters extinguishing Rexall Drug building fire with a fire hose. Caption: "A spectacular fire swept through two buildings in the heart of downtown Duncan early Sunday morning, destroying a drug store and heavily damaging several offices."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0280

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of building wreckage after a fire. Caption: "Debris and charred ruins are all that remain of the Murray Rexall Drug Store and adjoining building after the Duncan fire."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0284]

Description: Photograph is of two firemen spraying a fire hose in a building that has been destroyed by fire. there is charred rubble and burnt brick, metal, and wood strewn around the area.. Caption: "Spraying water on ruins of the Murray Rexall Drug Store, Duncan, is Fire Chief C. C. "Buck" Lawson. The fire broke out early Sunday morning. It still was smoldering Sunday evening."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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