261 Matching Results

Search Results

Trees, Tree Farms, Woodlands, and Forests

Description: Photograph of the planting of pine seedlings. Joe Johnson is planting pine seedlings with new type of planting bar. Joe not only talks it--he does it. Joe planted 10,000 trees during the 1958-1959 planting season. Joe and jack Johnson, "Mr. Oklahoma Tree Farmers" of 1960, have encouraged many land owners to plant trees. OK-795-11.
Date: November 21, 1958
Creator: Turney, Douglas
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Proper Drainage Needed

Description: Photograph of an area in need of proper drainage showing effects of concentrated from a rain of only 1 to 1.5 inches. The county road is nearly impassable due to water. A group drainage project is needed to overcome this high water problem due to the number of land owners involved.
Date: July 21, 1958
Creator: McConnell, John
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.9882]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Through Channels fo the motorists N May and Wilshire Blvd., these days. The city engineering department has just completed the $12,200 street channeling job, which divides the driving lanes at the corner into which five lanes of traffic converge. The project also clears the qay for the installation of fully actuated traffic signals, now under way. (T-12-18-58: Recent photograph shows May and Wilshire intersection and traffic islands, over which businessmen-city hall dispute rages.)"
Date: November 21, 1958
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10467]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Just killing time at Frontier City is this western character billed as Joe Blow Esq., from Talala who will drive the stage and head up Frontier City USA's Spit and Whistle club which is scheduled to meet weekly at the station depot for sessions of sitting and whittling. The club will have no dues and no business sessions. It will be decoted exclusively to loafing."
Date: May 21, 1958
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.7929]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "City schools don't maintain a central warehouse for all system food supplies isnsisting that wholesalers and manufactures deliver the goods directly to the schools where it is needed to cut down storage costs. Above Mrs. Katharine Price, Northwest highschool cafeteria manager, looks over a single row of the huge store of supplies."
Date: October 21, 1958
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.0436]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma Cityans will get a peek at their newest amusement park and the largest of its kind ever built in the northwest area Easter Sunday, April 6. This is the date of the scheduled opening of the $1,250,000 Wedgewood Village, successor to the smaller Wedgewood park. The new 30-acre amusement center is under construction at Northwewst highway and Tulsa. The old park was just north of the Northwest highway-May avenue traffic circle. Under construction is the intial $750,000 development on the park, which includes a huge Olympic swimming pool and an all-purpose main building. The swimming pool is "one of the largest in this area." One hundred and 64 feet long by 60 feet wide, it will be able to accomodate 1,000 swimmers simultaneously. The main building will be 412 feet long and 25 feet wide and will house a restaurant, bathhouse, penny arcade and offices.......Owner of the park is Maurice G. Woods and manager id Bill Bishop. Jess Self is in charge of promotion."
Date: February 21, 1958
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Lake Murray State Park

Description: Photograph of a cabin at Lake Murray State Park, Ardmore, OK. Printed by Curteich, Chicago, IL. Published by Lacik News Agency, Ardmore, OK, postmarked April 21, 1958.
Date: April 21, 1958
Creator: Curteich
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
Back to Top of Screen