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[2012.201.B0051.0136]

Description: A small plane, flown by Lawrence Dale Birchett, lies crumpled and upside down in the middle of a field. Trees and tall prairie grasses surround the plane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lawrence Dale Birchett, injured Sunday when the plane he had rebuilt crashed on its maiden flight."
Date: May 17, 1970
Creator: Fisher, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0226]

Description: Men in suits looking over burned parts of a jet plane in a field. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Burned wreckage of huge C-124 globe master towers over Tinker personnel."
Date: September 17, 1956
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0227]

Description: Mangled wing of a plane with "TROOP CARRIER SQD" emblem. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "C-124 Globemaster Tinker Air Force Base."
Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0228]

Description: Two men in suits beneath burnt back wing. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "BURNED TINKER WRECKAGE of a huge C-124 Globemaster that injured eight in a crash there Wednesday morning is shown in the above photos. In the picture at left, the skeleton of the craft's tail assembly towers over two men who survey the wreckage."
Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0230]

Description: Ambulance at a plane crash site. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The tilted tail section of the crashed C-124 at Tinker in framed by crash and rescue ground vehicles. The plane broke into three main pieces and scattered debris over a wide area."
Date: September 17, 1958
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0281]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman overseeing the lifting of a wrecked airplane by several workmen. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlain Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."
Date: July 17, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0282]

Description: Workmen using heavy equipment to right a flipped airplane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlin Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."
Date: July 17, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0287]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to a plane crash victim. Other emergency personnel and civilians are working with other victims as the plane burns in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Rescuer administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to crash victims as plane that carried six Enid residents burns."
Date: February 17, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0304]

Description: A small plane setting upside down after crashing in a shallow portion of a river. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Injured when this light plane crashed into the Cimarron River near Guthrie Friday were Leslie LeHew 18, the pilot and Mac McCrory, 26, Stillwater."
Date: July 17, 1976
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0328]

Description: A man in a suit examining the engine of a crashed plane. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Investigation begins on one of the engines of the DC-3 which crashed Sunday near Shawnee injuring 19 persons."
Date: February 17, 1971
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0364]

Description: An upside down airplane wrecked in field near some woods. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Aircraft in which Del City man was injured Sunday rests upside down in field."
Date: May 17, 1970
Creator: Fisher, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0366]

Description: Nighttime photo of a policeman looking through the debris left from a plane crash. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Officer grimly examines airplane wreckage while standing guard Sunday night."
Date: January 17, 1965
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0367]

Description: The wheel off an airplane is laying next to a hog wire fence. A man is standing near the widely strewn debris field of a crash site. A policeman is walking towards one end of the line of aircraft parts. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "AIRCRAFT WHEEL."
Date: January 17, 1966
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0374]

Description: The propeller and motor of airplane that crashed into a wooded area. Nothing else from the plane is recognizable. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "CHARRED REMAINS."
Date: May 17, 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0070.0143]

Description: Photograph of baseball players hugging each other after a game on the side of the field. Caption: "Southwestern players celebrate on Sunday after defeating Oklahoma City to win the District 9 baseball tournament in Edmond."
Date: May 17, 1993
Creator: Sisney, Steve
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0089.0168]

Description: Photograph is of seven boys of various ages standing in a line next to a chuck wagon holding plates to be served food from a man in a cowboy hat, long hair and beard. He man is holding a metal tub. Caption: "Boy Scouts from Eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas enjoyed a chuck wagon breakfast served by Tony Gruel, assistant scoutmaster from Muskogee, at the "Spirit of '76" Bicentennial celebration at Fort Gibson."
Date: November 17, 1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0121.0238]

Description: Photograph of a seated older woman holding a small dog surrounded by Camp Fire Girls holding small items. Caption: "Teddy Bears from Australia are shown Camp Fire Girls, Palmer Wylie, standing; Karen Jones, left, and Elizabeth Tatum by Mrs. V. V. Smith of Melbourne, Australia."
Date: October 17, 1963
Creator: Foster, Ray
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0307.0086]

Description: Photograph is of a man in a golf shirt and baseball cap in profile, blowing a gum buble. Caption: "It isn't known how many bubbles third base coach Wally Diffenbaugh of Friends University blew and popped Tuesday afternoon, but his team popped three of 'em, losing a tripleheader to Oklahoma's Sooners."
Date: April 17, 1973
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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