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[Photograph 2012.201.B0398.0318]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The little eastern Oklahoma community of Moffett holds the dubious distinction of being the only city in the nation declared off limits to the armed forces. In fact, Moffett has been off limits for more than 20 years despite frequent reviews by military authorities. The Pentagon isn't sure, but that's probably a record."
Date: March 9, 1973
Creator: Carter, Pat J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0398.0326]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Typical scenes in the Arkansas River town of Moffett show Charlie Murchison, the city jailer, chatting with youngsters in front of city hall; barren and padlocked Top Hat Club; dogs on one of the community's main streets; heaps of wrecked car bodies in town's primary business establishment; and here, the only tavern left in the community after spring clean-up campaign by D.A.'s office."
Date: March 9, 1973
Creator: Carter, Pat J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0398.0323]

Description: Caption: "Moffett, Oklahoma, city jailer Charlie Murchison. Moffett, off limits to the armed forces, has been trying to "clean up" for a few years, padlocking the trouble spots, and reducing the number of taverns to one. (Frequent murders and occasional "clean-up" campaigns date back to the 1920s)" Man talking to four children in front of City Hall.
Date: March 9, 1973
Creator: Carter, Pat J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society