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BASEMENT BOX 67.0406

Description: National Wildlife Refuge sign on fence. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A full-scale assault against the forces of nature was still underway Saturday in the Wichita Mountains, where nearly 2,000 fort sill soldiers carried a weary battle against fire into its third day."
Date: August 3, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0422

Description: Man looking over TV burned equipment and camera inside a studio, Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Cameras up in smoke. Emmett Keough, manager of Lawton radio-television station KSWO, stands between $25,000 worth of cameras which were damaged beyond use in a Sunday night fire in the studio four miles east of Lawton."
Date: December 17, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0407

Description: Aerial view of Wild Life Refuge fire, daytime. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Smoke from raging fire engulfs Wichita Mountains near Mount Scott."
Date: August 1, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0423

Description: Four story Hotel, burned out, street view with fire trucks and fire fighters. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Firemen pour water on the Midland hotel in Lawton Thursday after blaze broke out in the southwest portion of the building."
Date: September 14, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0409

Description: 3 Firefighters with shovels working on daytime fire, Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Fort Sill GIs (left) fight fire while helicopter hovers over smoking mountain to help spot any new outbreaks."
Date: August 3, 1963
Creator: Garner, Frank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0408

Description: Helicopter over mountain fire, daytime. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Smoke from raging fire engulfs Wichita Mountains near Mount Scott."
Date: August 2, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0429

Description: Fire truck with water hose putting out fire of BJ Goodrich tires and restaurant.Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lawton's worst fire since 1919, possibly set by an arsonist, gutted four downtown buildings Friday night, causing damages estimated as high as $400,000."
Date: May 25, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0405

Description: aerial view of mountain fires, daytime. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Smoke from raging prairie fire engulfs Wichita Mountains, looking west from air near Mount Scott."
Date: August 2, 1963
Creator: Garner, Frank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0410

Description: Silhouette of a man with smoke in background, daytime. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A grim watch was being kept Saturday over the still smoldering remains of the Wichita Mountain fire which broke out Thursday."
Date: August 3, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0153]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Pioneers gathering today for celebration of Lawton's anniversary found this landmark, the old city hall, being demolished to make way for a downtown shopping mall as part of modern day Urban Renewal work."
Date: July 31, 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0305]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Work on Comanche Memorial Hospital's $359,388 chronic disease hospital addition is going full speed ahead this week after losing 38 work days because of heavy rains."
Date: August 2, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0321]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Lawton's recently completed animal shelter will play a big part in the animal control expected to be passed by the Lawton city council Tuesday night."
Date: August 18, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0355.0317]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lawton voters have approved a $315,000 school bond issue to help eliminate crowded conditions in the city's classrooms-like these temporary ones squeezed into Howell auditorium."
Date: October 20, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society