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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

[Photograph 2012.201.B0338.0495]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This is the plexi-glass box made and filled with $600.42 by Tinker Field employees for Sgt. Elmer Morriss, Ringling war hero. With Morriss are W. W. Woodworth, Ringling banker, who helped start the Elmer Morriss Fund, and Governor Kerr who made the official presentation."
Date: December 16, 1945
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
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.B0916.0325]

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.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.B0916.0313]

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

[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.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

[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.B1126.0145]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Arnold Reynolds, a junior at Ringling High School, has been chosen as their representative to Boys State this year by the local Business and Professional Women's Club. He is active in football, basketball and track, as well as music and drama productions at the school. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Reynolds, Ringling."
Date: April 2, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society