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BASEMENT BOX 67.0343

Description: Photograph of a forest fire. Caption: "Intensity of the fire sweeping acres of forest lands in southwestern Oklahoma is shown in this aerial photo."
Date: April 6, 1966
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0001]

Description: A daylight photograph darkened by smoke shows concerned residents as a grass fire threatens their rural property near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Caption: "Worried residents kept a sharp eye on their property northeast of Oklahoma City Saturday as wind whipped flames roared through some 100 square miles and smoke turned midday to twilight."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0002]

Description: Water transported by tractor is used to fight a grass fire near a bridge in rural Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, in this daylight photograph. Black wax pencil crop marks are visible on the image. Caption: "[Dozens of fires] have plagued Oklahoma County the past week."
Date: March 18, 1959
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0003]

Description: A daylight photograph of a man using a water hose to extinguish hot spots among corrugated tin and other debris after a grass fire in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Caption: "[Dozens of fires] have plagued Oklahoma County the past week."
Date: March 18, 1959
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0010]

Description: A daylight photograph of a brush fire along a wooded fence line in rural Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Caption: "Flames race through a wooded area of northeast Oklahoma County in one of the largest grass and timber fires here this year."
Date: March 18, 1959
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0284

Description: Covered fire hydrant with burned ruins in background. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Mystified investigators visited the scene today in an effort to learn why water was not available to this covered fire hydrant."
Date: March 14, 1972
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0285

Description: Three firemen on roof with axes, smokey roof. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Firemen cut holes in the roof of a drug store in Nichols Hills Plaza."
Date: January 17, 1972
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0542

Description: Crowd around daytime fire of home in Pitcher, Oklahoma. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Last remnants of the Picher fire which claimed five lives Saturday are put out by volunteer firemen from six neighboring towns."
Date: February 10, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0412

Description: Night time fire engine ladder to upper story of burning builidng. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Some hotel guests escaped on fire department ladder units."
Date: January 14, 1974
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Basement Box 66.0262]

Description: Photograph displays firemen working on the after effects of a fire. One fireman stands in the center of the photo, holding a large flashlight while wedging a fire ax between burnt wall tiles and a wooden wall. Caption: "into roof of Bethany complex where fire spread from a charcoaler and damaged nine apartments units Friday night."
Date: April 8, 1972
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Basement Box 66.0266]

Description: Photograph displays two women in a room that shows signs of burning. Insulation hangs from the ceiling, the floor is littered with ashes, and the brick walls are covered in soot. Caption: "Cafeteria workers sift through debris that was once their kitchen at Rancho Elementary School, 1701 Johnston."
Date: August 24, 1972
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0414

Description: Oklahoma City skyline with fire smoke. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "results Friday as smoke billows from an eastside fire among old tires."
Date: March 29, 1974
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society