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BASEMENT BOX 66.0340

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of firefighters extinguishing a smoking structural fire using a fire hose and ladder. Caption: "Blaze at Penn Industries, 1239 W Main, Saturday shortly before 2 p.m. District Fire Chief Chester Williams said firemen snuffed out the blaze in about 15 minutes, but not before it destroyed $14,000 worth of auto upholstery and damaged the building itself to the tune of $3,000."
Date: December 8, 1978
Creator: Mooney, Hank
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0053]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma State Fair 1978-1979"
Date: September 25, 1978
Creator: Vahlberg, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0286]

Description: Wreckage of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol plane strewn along a river. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Pieces of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol plane which crashed Monday lay strewn along the riverbed Tuesday near Hollis."
Date: July 5, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0904]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The wreckage of a DC-10 jetliner sits on Los Angeles runway after it crashed on takeoff."
Date: March 1, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1028]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A 23-year-old Oklahoma City policeman, John Swirezynski, and Angie Harrell of 8619 E Reno in Midwest City escaped injury today in a two car collision at NW 5 and Broadway."
Date: June 13, 1978
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0728]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Two persons were injured when this pickup truck and a car collided today at NW 5 and Shartel. Betty Jean Gee, 17, of 3400 S Parkview, was treated at Deaconess Hospital for bruises and possible back injuries. Fred W. Barnes, 43, of 306 NE 3, the truck driver, was rushed to St. Anthony Hospital with lacerations and arm wounds. Police said Barnes was headed south when he was struck by a car driven by the girl."
Date: June 19, 1978
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0129]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Overturned tank cars and damaged box cars lay strewn around the derailment site."
Date: June 20, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0452]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "But another Edmondite , Ellen Chitwood, has a completely different point of view."
Date: February 10, 1978
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0114]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Purcell firemen and railroad workers spray down an errant switch engine after it was purposely derailed following a 35-mile unmanned run from Oklahoma City."
Date: November 27, 1978
Creator: Reed, Monty
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0128]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The wheel of a railroad tank car lies in a pool of spilled jet fuel after a nine-car derailment near Snyder."
Date: June 20, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0288]

Description: Investigators examining and photographing the scattered wreckage of a crashed Highway Patrol plane near a river. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Authorities examine the scattered wreckage of a crashed Highway Patrol plane."
Date: July 5, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0061]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Oklahoma State Fair 1978-1979"
Date: September 22, 1978
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0225.0283]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Members of Chi Omega Junior Alumnae of Oklahoma City, above, perform their own rendition of 'The Twelve Days of Christmas."
Date: December 11, 1978
Creator: Hoke, Doug
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0374

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of a house destroyed by fire. Caption: "Stand stark against the sky Sunday after a Saturday night fire destroyed this home at 11117 N Leaning Elm and took the life of Mrs. Ida J. Green, wife of Joseph J. Green."
Date: September 16, 1978
Creator: Traverse, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0426]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Traffic attempting to enter I-40 eastbound became snarled for more than an hour after this gravel truck broke through the guard rail just east of Meridian."
Date: July 13, 1978
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0653]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Thailand Prime Minister Kriangask Comanan is scheduled to visit the United States in January and the Soviet Union is February, a government spokesman said Wednesday."
Date: November 16, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0225.0282]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "At right, using hand puppets Kate Hammett, left, and Jayme Howell tell the story of 'Clyde the Camel,' a descendent of the camels who carried the Wise Men to Bethlehem to see the infant Jesus."
Date: December 11, 1978
Creator: Hoke, Doug
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0095]

Description: Close up of the charred and smoking remains of a F-150D fighter jet. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Charred wreckage of F-150D jet fighter lies scattered south of Tinker Air Force Base."
Date: July 13, 1978
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0043]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma State Fair 1978-1979"
Date: September 15, 1978
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1192]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Off the Track Rock Island Railroad officials inspect damage to two freight cars which derailed Monday during low-speed switching operations near NW 8 and Villa. The cars were elevated back to the tracks after about three hours, officials said."
Date: August 22, 1978
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0062]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Oklahoma State Fair 1978-1979"
Date: September 24, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0115]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Workmen clear debris after a deliberate "train wreck" Sunday in the Santa Fe yard northeast of Purcell."
Date: November 27, 1978
Creator: Reed, Monty
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1037]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Power was cut to a neighborhood area near NE 43 and Prospect for a time this afternoon after this car, driven by Raymond Mucker, spun out of control and sheared off a tree and utility pole, police said."
Date: October 10, 1978
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0415]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A 19-year-old delivery man, Michael Allen Welch, escaped unscathed after his lumber truck flipped over about 8:30 AM today on the N Lincoln overpass on U.S. 66, covering the two-lane ramp with boards and showering debris on traffic below."
Date: June 26, 1978
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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