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[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0085]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Protected by U. S. flags painted on automobile tops, and with huge American flag stretched on the ground before the embassy building, Americans evacuated the embattled city of Nanking just before the worst fighting broke out."
Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0081]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "British and American gunboats at Nanking on March 24th, laid down a barrage to protect a small band of foreigners who took refuge from riotous Cantonese soldiers on standard Oil Hill, Nanking."
Date: March 24, 1927
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0083]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "British and American gunboats at Nanking on March 25th opened fire and laid down a barrage to protect a small band of foreigners who took refuge from riotous Cantonese soldiers on Standard Oil Hill."
Date: March 24, 1927
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0200]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "farmers near Nanking, China, turn over the good earth in preparation for the next crop. Some of the world's fines soil is found here due to the meanderings of the Yangtze River which often floods this part of central China bringing both rich silt and misery."
Date: September 1, 1941
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0086]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This is what remained of a American-style residence here Oct. 15 after it was struck by a Japanese aerial bomb during one of many raids over the city."
Date: November 1, 1937
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0089]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "It is reported that the 120 Americans in Nanking have been escorted to safety, and are awaiting removal to the ships in the river."
Date: March 25, 1927
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0082]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Historic old Nanking, former capital of China and the City where Sun Yat-Sen first founded the provisional government of the Republic, was shattered and torn yesterday March 24 by shells from American and British warships."
Date: March 25, 1927
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society