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[BASEMENT BOX 67.0004]

Description: A daylight photograph of a record grass fire near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. The image shows residents battling smoke and flames as the fire threatens their home. Caption: "Frightened residents of the area northeast of Oklahoma City Saturday afternoon used every means at their disposal to divert flames from their homes as the largest grass fire in the county's history ate through several thousands acres."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0074.0246]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "champions are the Stillwater pioneers who rebounded from an eligibility ruling which cost the team 22 victories by forfeit."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0318]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Five men survive the 500-foot crash of this car. Five men were injured, three of them seriously, Saturday morning when their car skidded and rolled more than 500 feet along the Guthrie cut off one mile north of NE 63. All were rushed to Mercy hospital where their injuries were listed: Robert E. Miller, 24, Connally air force base, Texas, the driver, is in serious condition with internal injuries. James A. Harrison, 23, Connally AFB, serious with arm and chest wounds and internal injuries. Ronald Moorre, 21, Guthrie, serious with back and internal injuries. Warner Barber, 25, Guthrie, broken jaw. Charles Mack, 23, Guthrie, minor injuries. Miller and Harrison were to be transferred to Tinker base hospital and Barber was moved to Veterans Administration hospital here. All five men were thrown out of the car in the smashup about 7:30a.m. six miles northeast of Oklahoma City. Patrolman Weldon Wood said the car was traveling north on the cutoff and was coming out of a slight curve when it was ran off the highway. The vehicle, which was demolished, skidded 428 feet and rolled another 108 feet, overturning six or seven times, Wood said. The highway patrol said the accident is still under investigation."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0001]

Description: A daylight photograph darkened by smoke shows concerned residents as a grass fire threatens their rural property near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. Caption: "Worried residents kept a sharp eye on their property northeast of Oklahoma City Saturday as wind whipped flames roared through some 100 square miles and smoke turned midday to twilight."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0249.0247]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Cues to style ad phrasing are give out by artist teacher Mack Harrell as Miss Donna Shiplet sings a Mozart aria for the Oklahoma music teachers in convection at OCU."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1227.0359]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "LEAVING TINKER FIELD for the far east is Maj. Wendell W. Sanders, chief of the KC-135 tanker division of the Oklahoma City Air Materiel area."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Tinker Air Force Base
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0278.0195]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Leaving for the "big city" the Oklahoma City University Chiefs make last-minute preparations before flying to New York to compete in the National Invitational tourney."
Date: March 14, 1959
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society