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Ringling, 1914

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Ringling in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: May 1914
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ringling, 1914

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Ringling in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: May 1914
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0553

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of building destroyed in fire. Firemen spray water toward the crumbling facade. Caption: "Tumbling wall of a theater building in downtown Ringling."
Date: January 12, 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0323]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Elmer Morriss and his wife, Velma Lee, have a lot to be happy about these days as they plan for an addition to their family. Elmer is making a fast comeback from his disabling war injuries, and has begun remodeling work on their new home in Ringling."
Date: July 30, 1946
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0309]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "W. W. Woodworth, Ringling, banker and one of the trustee group which raised the Elmer Morriss fund, chats with Elmer and his wife, Velma, at the gate of the new Morriss home. Meanwhile, he's tugging at the toe of Danny Jay, the Morriss' 6-month-old son."
Date: March 26, 1947
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0307]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Despite the fact that he has two artificial legs and one artificial arm, Elmer Morriss drives this car, which was a gift of a Fort Worth automobile dealer."
Date: March 26, 1947
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0325]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A shame and a disgrace" is the way Elmer Morriss describes the U. S. conduct of the war in Vietnam. He sees the action as a stalemate. "When you're in a fight, you either fight to win or you get out," the vet from WWII said Sunday, as he is pictured here in his Ringling home with wife, Velma Lee."
Date: November 29, 1968
Creator: Hill, Ron
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0444]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An early portable drilling rig, used in the Healdton Oil Field in 1919, owned jointly by Sinclair Oil & Gas Co. and Gypsy Oil Co., the unit was in almost perpetual use because it could move quickly and permitted handling of a variety of equipment."
Date: October 26, 1939
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0169

Description: Photograph taken during evening hours of three men inspecting an explosives truck after a fire. Caption: "Looking at dynamite compartment of truck that suddenly burst into flames near Ringling are driver Clinton Carline and Capt. Clarence C. Greenhill and Sgt. Doyle Nichols of Fort Sill."
Date: November 21, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0318]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Elmer Morriss, who has made a fast comeback from war injuries, gets around with the best of them now as he supervises remodeling work on his new home in Ringling."
Date: July 30, 1946
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0957.0433]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Christmas Tree is first of its kind in Oklahoma and stands as a marker at the state's first quadruple-producer, Gill Oil No. 2 McAfee, on the northwest flank of the Healdton Field, in Jefferson County."
Date: February 12, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0313]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sgt. Elmer J. Morriss, Ringling, Okla., WWII veteran and triple amputee, with his family (wife Velma, and son Danny Jay)."
Date: March 26, 1947
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society