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[Photograph 2012.201.B1279.0242]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Borger, Texas, grew up around the Phillips Oil camp, reaching a population of 15,000 within a few weeks. In the 1920s, boasting the world's largest oilfield, it was a thriving community with skyline dominated by derricks. (Copy of original photo, date unknown)"
Date: September 22, 1985
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1126.0331]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "OKLAHOMA native John Walker Rhea, 34, vice mayor of Borger, Tex., was killed early Monday when he fell 17 feet from a bridge to a concrete walkway in downtown San Antonio."
Date: October 30, 1973
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0374.0237]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dr. Leonard Logan, director of OU's community development institute, and Weldon Jolly, Borger Chamber of Commerce, standing before Borger's newest city map."
Date: November 1, 1951
Creator: Nelson, Wallis
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0374.0236]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma know-how will soon be helping English coastal communities repair the ravages of recent winter floods. The University of Oklahoma is loaning its veteran civic planner, Dr. Leonard Logan, for three weeks of organizational work throughout areas struggling to regain their feet after historic, battering storms."
Date: November 1, 1951
Creator: Nelson, Wallis
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0036

Description: Photograph of an industrial complex engulfed by fire and billowing black smoke. Caption: "A roaring fire touched off by a series of rumbling explosions at the sprawling government-owned Plains butadiene plant near here was brought under control Saturday afternoon."
Date: September 3, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0038

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of an industrial complex engulfed in fire and billowing black smoke. Caption: "Here's an aerial view of the huge government-owned Plains Butadiene Plant Borger, Texas."
Date: September 2, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society