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[2012.201.B0051.0150]

Description: Two officials searching for clues in a wreck. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "DEBRIS COMBED FOR CLUES -- Plane wreckage where seven died Thursday was being combed today for clues. Standing behind the charred remains above are A. Howard Hasbrook, flight performance chief for the physiology department at the FAA Center's Civil Aero-Medical Institute, left, and Steve Gay, FAA inspector."
Date: December 10, 1971
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0363.0181]

Description: Photograph is of two boys. One boy has a catcher's uniform on while the other boy is going through a box with baseball items in it. Caption: "Billy Erwin, left, and Michael Coleman, fourth graders at Southern Oaks School, dive into boxes of baseball equipment ."
Date: May 3, 1971
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0960B.0183]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Image is shown over the shoulder of a man holding a stick up while a lady holds the leash on a German Sheppard dog. The dog has his head lowered and baring his teeth in an aggressive manner.
Date: November 25, 1970
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Basement Box 66.0265]

Description: Photograph displays three firemen handling a firehose with a roaring fire consuming a metal building in the background. One of the firemen has his back turned to the camera, showing "GOMEZ OCFD" Caption: "Firemen set up another hose to battle the Monday morning Public Supply warehouse blaze, which destroyed the building and contents."
Date: March 28, 1972
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 66.0270]

Description: A daytime photograph taken at an apartment building fire in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The image shows firemen standing near an exterior stairway surrounded by debris. Orange wax pencil editorial marks are visible on the photo. Caption: "Damages estimated at $10,000 to the building and $4,000 to contents resulted today from a fire in an apartment building at 5700 NW 23."
Date: January 31, 1972
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 66.0276]

Description: A daylight photograph of a two-alarm fire at a plumbing supply warehouse in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The image shows a fireman with water hoses near the engulfed structure and under burning electrical wires. Red and green wax pencil editing marks are visible on the photograph. Caption: "Flames engulf south end of plumbing warehouse during two-alarm fire."
Date: April 3, 1972
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0314

Description: Photograph of firefighters driving water from a hallway using shovels and squeegees. Caption: "A fireman cleans up water pumped into the Mark Twain Elementary School"
Date: January 3, 1972
Creator: Aker, Joe
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
Location Info:
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0037]

Description: A single officer at the scene of a wreck on a small plane. The plane is no longer intact and is found in a grove of small trees. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "FIRST JUMP was a success for Lt. Frederick Bowles."
Date: May 6, 1960
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0109]

Description: Officials look over plane crash. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Investigators look over plane wreckage in which five men died."
Date: October 5, 1977
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0110]

Description: Officials examining wreckage at Wiley Post Airport. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wiley Post airport officials gather wreckage of a demonstration plane which crashed and burned this morning, killing five persons. Three of the dead were identified as Oklahoma City residents."
Date: October 5, 1977
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0117]

Description: An emergency landing in s field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This Commander 114 belonging to North American Rockwell Co. of Oklahoma City made an emergency landing in a northwest Oklahoma City field this morning after an apparent engine failure. Pilot Robert Davy of Oklahoma City was not injured."
Date: May 28, 1976
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0127]

Description: A homemade light airplane is nose deep in a full creek. Trees and bushes line the creek. Most prominent feature is the wings and tail of the crashed airplane. Caption: "An Oklahoma City pilot gave a television camera crew filming a feature on flying more than they bargained for Friday when his home-made plane stalled and crashed into a creek near Expressway Airport."
Date: August 29, 1975
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0128]

Description: Wreckage of Tom Thomas' homemade plane in a small river. Trees and shrubs fill the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Tom Thomas' home made plane."
Date: August 29, 1975
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

2012.201.B0051.0160

Description: Plane landing at a landing strip in the background of high voltage power lines. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OBSTACLE COURSE -- High voltage power lines north of Downtown Air Park have figured in two of the four fatal plane crashes at the field. They were not involved, the airport manager said, in Sunday's crash that killed a Houston, Tex., family of three. The lines are marked with red plastic balls to warn pilots."
Date: March 20, 1973
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0182]

Description: Mangled engine of a plane in a field in the foreground with three cars and four people looking at the rest of the crash site in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Engine, thrown 60 yards from main section of plane, is mute evidence to impact of crash that killed trio early Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Wreckage was strewn as far as 90 yards from plane."
Date: January 5, 1965
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0183]

Description: Plane crash near some trees and a creek. The plane is mostly intact with little damage. Photo taken in the daytime. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "VACATION ENDED for members of the Ray Lynch family, 2115 NW 20, when their plane overshot the runway at Expressway Junction Airport, 3101 NE 63 and crashed in a creek bed Saturday noon. Mrs. Lynch received pulled pack muscles, but Lynch and their three children escaped injury. The family was returning from a vacation at Yellowstone National Park."
Date: July 20, 1963
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0192]

Description: Air Force Jet on fire after it wrecked. Crash Crew on site. Canopy open. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Date: December 14, 1954
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0240]

Description: Daytime photo of remnants of building behind chain link fence. Building was hit by a plane crashing. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ten feet was sheared from a Tinker field incinerator chimney when the jet plane struck it. The blazing plane scattered wreckage along a 2,000-foot path in a field."
Date: April 7, 1955
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0244]

Description: What's left of a crashed jet fighter. The plane is flipped over in a field. Photo was taken during the day time. A fire truck is present with two people in the background. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "All that remains of a jet fighter plane which crashed near Tinker field Thursday is the charred fuselage which came to rest near SE 44 and Air Depot road."
Date: April 7, 1955
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0320]

Description: The wreckage of a small plane scattered across a field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Wreckage of plane crash that claimed the lives of three Lawton residents lies scattered across a pasture northwest of Blanchard."
Date: April 13, 1973
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0322]

Description: Mangled plane wreckage in a field. The weeds are crushed suggesting a vehicle had backed up to the wreckage. There are no other signs of an investigation in the photo. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Crumpled Fuselage of a light airplane that crashed Saturday night lies in a remote pasture between Blanchard and the H.E. Bailey Turnpike. An Oklahoma Jaycee official, his wife and another man, all of Lawton, died in the crash."
Date: April 9, 1973
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.1318]

Description: Photograph is taken from the passenger side of a car focusing out of the cracked windshield. Three police officers are outside the vehicles and one is looking into the car through the windshield at the camera. Caption: "A 13-year-old Oklahoma City boy who was on his way to play baseball Friday afternoon when the car in which he was riding was hit head-on by another auto was in "very critical" condition seven hours later."
Date: May 13, 1966
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0070.0140]

Description: Photograph is of a group of baseball players lines up with their coaches. the young men are wearing their baseball uniforms and no shoes. Caption: "State minors baseball champions for 1972 are these members of the Casady Kiwanis team receiving their trophy and plaque from former baseball great Allie Reynolds left who is commissioner of the Oklahoma Kids Association."
Date: August 14, 1972
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society