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[Photograph 2012.201.B0366B.0653]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Col. Robert G. Johnston, left, explains features of the civil defense-financed fire equipment on back of fire truck to, left to right, Gerald Christy, Fred Meredith, Otis Peters of county maintenance, and W. B. Eldridge, Luther."
Date: November 26, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0366B.0647]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Luther Lions converted an overgrown area to the much-used Little League ball park. W. B. Eldridge, city clerk, said a total of $1,200 to $1,500 will be spent on the project before completion."
Date: July 20, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Luther Oklahoma Police Car

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Luther's old police cruiser, a 1977 Ford, has been sold for $500." The car is parked on the west side of Main Street, in the gap left by the 1970's fire. The back corner of the VFW building, which was left standing to buttress its surviving neighbor, is a distinguishing feature. The wall behind the car still stands in 2018.
Date: July 17, 1979
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Luther Oklahoma Homes

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "First three homes to be built at the edge of Luther's new housing addition." The three houses in the foreground were still standing in 2018, but the two older homes on the west side of the street were torn down and replaced with newer homes. The road is Dogwood Street.
Date: August 26, 1962
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

First National Bank of Luther

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Officers were without clues Tuesday night in their search for a lone gunman who robbed the First National Bank of Luther of $500 cash at noon."
Date: May 31, 1955
Creator: Albright, Bob
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0432

Description: Photograph taken of man standing near building wreckage after fire. Caption: "James Buckley, a volunteer from Midwest City, holds a dry fire hose surveying the ruins of grocery and feed stores."
Date: August 29, 1970
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Luther Fire

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of smoldering ruins of building. Caption: "Ruins still smolder after $300,000 fire ravaged the Luther business district." In 2018, this area on South Main Street is a park area commonly called Veteran Memorial and Freedom Center.
Date: August 29, 1970
Creator: Aker, Joe
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society