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[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0468]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Mattie Beal at a lot auction in the "Beal addition." After proving her claim, Miss Beal and her brother platted it into lots and sold the lots at auction. (Photos from collection of Mrs. G. Leonard Wilson, daughter of Mattie Beal)"
Date: August 6, 1901
Creator: Markham, J. E.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0371.0178]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The American National Bank's new home at Sixth and D in Lawton is taking shape with the building approxim tely one-third completed at this stage."
Date: 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0414]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "THE LAWTON POST OFFICE offers some of the finest "curb service" in the United State, and it's winning acclaim for Postmaster Bennie Stephens,, who originated the idea."
Date: February 22, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0427]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Neither snow, nor rain, nor ... Proving at least part of the old axiom once again, mail carrier George Kilmetz braves snow and blowing wind to make his appointed rounds in Lawton."
Date: December 21, 1983
Creator: Kinyon, Chris
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0434]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Commenting on recent international events, wholesale oil distributor Carey Johnson created this message on a service station marquee in Lawton."
Date: November 30, 1977
Creator: John, Lisa
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0432]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Towering above west Lawton is the support frame for a 1 million gallon water storage tank that, at 200 feet, will be among the tallest in the state."
Date: November 27, 1977
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0417]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Municipal court session are now being held in these spacious quarters made available by remodeling the quarters formerly occupied by the police detective and records divisions."
Date: February 16, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0418]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "sign on 63-year-old City Hall building in downtown Lawton advises police patrons that city's new police facility is now located 2 1/2 blocks north of basement quarters occupied for 61 years."
Date: May 20, 1966
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0141]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lawton's investment of several thousand dollars in a diversion canal linking Lakes Thomas and Lawtonka has paid its first dividend as overflow water began pouring out of the wildlife refuge lake into Lawton's reservoir."
Date: 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0431]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Just the framework remains of fast-food restaurant signs in Lawton after high winds blew out the plastic and glass facings."
Date: November 26, 1978
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0395]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Raymond Sullivan, left, and Bob Houser of the Lawton fire department first aid team view the resuscitator equipment which has been used un 164 emergency calls during the past nine months."
Date: June 15, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society