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[BASEMENT BOX 67.0609]

Description: Photograph is an aerial of a large building in El Reno that is on fire. There are crowds lining the street to observe the building burning. There are firemen near the building with fire hoses attempting to control the fire. Fire is on the roof and smoke coming out the roof of the building.
Date: July 2, 1935
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0617]

Description: Photograph is an aerial view of a water pump truck spraying water on the remains of a store on the main street. Rubble and bricks lay in the street from the burnt building. Smoke is rising from the center of the building. Caption: "Ruins of a fire in Bartlesville on Christmas day which resulted in loss estimated at $250,000, are shown above."
Date: December 27, 1932
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0649]

Description: Photograph of two firemen in the forefront, one with a flashlight pointed to the ceiling the other holding a firehose, investigating a burnt hole in the ceiling of the interior of a building. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "NO HOLIDAY GREETINGS will pass over Louie's 700 Club bar, a mile south of Norman on U.S. 77 this season."
Date: December 23, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0620]

Description: Photograph is of a structure that looks to be a barn consumed in flames. Photograph was taken from across a field and behind a barb wired fence during the day time. Caption: "Fire which broke out in the seed house of the Chickasha Cotton farm, company treasurer estimated."
Date: April 9, 1948
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0623]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of unidentified men watching as materials burn next to a large warehouse near a train track. Flames and smoke are present in the background of the photograph. This photograph was taken in the day time.
Date: August 14, 1934
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0619]

Description: Photograph is of the remains of a structured that was filled with hay. Much of the exterior structure is destroyed with just the metal frame remaining. No other structures are near the burned structure just a field, trees, and bushes. Caption: "His backfire backfired Sunday and Tom Williams' hay - filled frame garage went up in smoke."
Date: October 13, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0655]

Description: Graphic created to accompany a story about fires in the Southwest east corner of Oklahoma. Caption: "Wind-whipped fires caused an estimated $500,000 damage in Hugo Saturday and raged out of control Saturday night in tinder-dry pine forests of McCurtain and Leflore Counties and into Arkansas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0645]

Description: Photograph is of a man in the forefront standing near the foundation of a building holding a burnt board and looking at a pile of burnt rubble. The photograph was taken during the day time. Caption: "Surveying smoking hay-where his barn once stood-is Jess Place. The fire may be linked with a strike at Allied Materials Corp. plant, Stroud."
Date: March 7, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0618]

Description: Photograph is of a crowd of unidentified men observing a fire in an industrial area. There are hoses in the forefront of the photograph between the crowd of men and industrial buildings on fire. Smoke is rising in the background of the picture.
Date: April 19, 1950
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0605]

Description: Photograph is of a field fire viewed through a tree as the fire moved forward across the land. The photograph was taken in the day time. Caption: "Flames burst from burning weeds and grass in a field east of Lawton as the leasee of part of the Indian lands worked to clear the area."
Date: January 23, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0657]

Description: Photograph was taken in the night time. Five men are present with two in firemen's uniform. One man is holding the fire hose on the fire flaming out of the window. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Suspicions of arson arose after the blaze, above, which destroyed the Bokchito elementary school Saturday."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0653]

Description: Nine young men are moving a fire hose into Bass House on the University of Oklahoma's campus. Photo was taken at night. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "OU"
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0616]

Description: Photograph is of the main street of Synder, OK. A fire has destroyed three buildings on the main street. The smoldering remains are in the center of the photograph. Three men are surrounding the end of the water hose near the pump truck are surveying the damage.
Date: April 27, 1937
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0610]

Description: Photograph of the main street in Synder, OK. A fire has destroyed three buildings. This photograph shows the burned out shell of the grocery and drug store. There is no roof present and the windows and doors are missing. Rubble is strewn on the sidewalk in front of the building. A fire hose is in the right corner of the image. Smoke is still rising from the rubble.
Date: April 27, 1937
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0650]

Description: Photograph of the front of Shawnee High School with no windows or door and building behind the front facing brick has burned to the ground. There are over fifteen people visible in the photo viewing the remains of the building. The photo was taken in the day time. Caption: "Shawnee High School"
Date: March 27, 1948
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0615]

Description: Photograph is of a large building consumed with flames and smoke. The roof has been destroyed. A man stands in silhouette surveying the fire. A stream of water, presumably from a hose, is spraying the building from the foreground of the photograph. The photograph was taken in the night time. Caption: "James E. Berry, acting governor, Tuesday ordered W. C. Theimer, state fire marshal, and an assistant to investigate the blaze which Monday night destroyed the $18,000 lodge and boathouse at the Lake Blackwell recreation project near Stillwater."
Date: August 2, 1938
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0646]

Description: Photograph shows a truck driving at night down the road with a large cloud of fire and smoke to the right coming out of structure surrounded by trees. Caption: "Mushroom Cloud of smoke and fire rises above S H 152 near Binger, in Caddo county, where leaking oil caught fire from a pipeline and exploded early Monday."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0647]

Description: Photograph shows nine people in the background investigating the remains of a burned building in the foreground. The photo was taken during the day time. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bystanders inspect the ruins of the Bert Brown home where eight persons died in fire early Sunday."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0614]

Description: Photograph is of main street in Synder, OK. A fire has consumed three businesses on the main street that were next to each other. The rubble is in the street. A man helps guide a fire hose through the buildings. Smoke is raising out of the center of one of the buildings. This photograph was taken during the day time.
Date: April 27, 1937
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0654]

Description: Photo was taken during the daytime. it is an aerial image of the fire and smoke from a forested area as the fire comes closer to a residential area. Caption: "(KO1)-OCTAVIA, OKLA., APRIL 5 - FIRE ENDANGERS SETTLEMENT - One of the numerous forest fires in southeastern Oklahoma edges dangerously near a settlement close to the McCurtain-Leflore County lines Monday."
Date: April 5, 1966
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society