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BASEMENT BOX 67.0127

Description: Photograph of a vehicle engulfed in smoke and flames. Caption: "Billy Bob Richardson, 18, Seminole truck driver, narrowly escaped death Wednesday when his truck caught fire and burned on SH 18 near Asher."
Date: July 19, 1950
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0122]

Description: A daylight photograph of playground equipment and other remains of Oak Grove School in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma, after a fire. Caption: "Play equipment, the foundation and the chimney (left) were all that was left after fire swept the school in Pottawatomie county."
Date: February 20, 1950
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0128

Description: Photograph taken at night of a brush fire. Caption: "Wind whipped flames, cracking through tinder-dry brush and pastures near Shawnee, presented this spectacular horizon Sunday night as volunteers frantically fought to control the threat."
Date: March 25, 1950
Creator: Pyer, Ronald
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0123

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of a gasoline ("gasolene") truck in flames. Caption: "A Johnson Oil & Refining Co. truck loaded with 4,560 gallons of gasoline ignited and blazed two hours Friday five miles east of Cushing."
Date: December 28, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0132

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of three men inspecting a box outside of a smoldering building after a fire. Caption: "Local, county and state officers sift the ashes of the partially-destroyed home of a young Lamont couple, brunt of a mysterious series of events the past two weeks."
Date: December 9, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0126]

Description: A daylight aerial photograph of a landscape blackened by grass fires near Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Caption: "The outlook is black for tinder-dry Oklahoma as fires destroy pasture and woodlands."
Date: November 1, 1952
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society