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[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0331]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Fireman were much in evidence Friday night around the No. 1 McMannis of the Big Chief Drilling Co., in the 100 block Madison avenue, after the well went wild shot oil and gasoline around the state capitol."
Date: October 24, 1941
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0370]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Norman officals have refused to grant a drilling permit to B & D Oil Co. of Oklahoma City, claiming the company's existing well in the wildlife sanctuary has had a devastating effect on the (park's) ecology and that another well would magnify the problem."
Date: June 19, 1981
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0376]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oil Refuges-Mrs. G. K. Sutton, upper left, 1109 Northeast Seventeenth street was just pouring some lemonade for her husband and Mr. and Mrs. W. D. McDonald Monday night when the black, greasy rain of oil descended."
Date: July 20, 1936
Creator: Allred, G. R.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0369]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Norman officials have refused to grant a drilling permit to B & D Oil Co. of Oklahoma City claiming the company's existing well in the wild life sanctuary has had a devastating effect on the (park's) ecology and that another well would magnify the problem."
Date: June 19, 1981
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Basement Box 51.0131]

Description: Caption: "An oil sludge fire near an oil refinery on Oklahoma City's east side burned out of control for nearly an hour Sunday, sending up a column of black smoke visible for some 20 miles." Fireman points to smoking oil spill.
Date: November 20, 1971
Creator: Pate, Dave
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1136]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The lower picture shows the wreckage of the derrick with stacked tubing, the weight of which is believed to have contributed to the collapse."
Date: March 10, 1941
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society