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[Basement Box 51.0123]

Description: Caption: "A two-alarm fire damaged one building and others early Monday at the Free Will Baptist Church, 2300 SW 30. Assistant Chief Nim Newberry said the fire started in the kitchen area of the educational building and damaged several classroom." Top of church steeple seen through collapsed roof after fire.
Date: December 16, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Basement Box 51.0124]

Description: Caption: "INTENSE HEAT melted candles in educational building of Free Will Baptist Church Monday as fire did an estimated $10,000 damage. Fire investigators have not eliminated the possibility of arson." Charred electric candles.
Date: December 16, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 66.0039]

Description: Caption: "Flames apparently starting in the ceiling destroyed this concrete block building at 3133 NE 23, as firemen struggled against the odds of blocked doors an lack of water." Firetruck in front of burning Foster's Restaurant.
Date: December 16, 1970
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0076]

Description: Photograph is of a brick structure that the roof has collapsed into the interior and part of the brick walls have collapsed as well. The remaining walls are burnt black in areas. the trees surrounding the building are laden in ice from the water used to fight the fire. Caption: "Ice-laden trees provided a foreground of contrast as the old section of the Putnam City junior high school burned Monday morning."
Date: December 16, 1940
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0078]

Description: Photograph is of a destroyed multiple story brick structure. the roof has collapsed in tot he interior as well as major portions of the exterior brick walls. A few men are walking around the structure surveying the damage. Caption: "This is what was left of the old section of Putnam City junior high school after a fire which broke out in the early hours of Monday morning had done its work."
Date: December 16, 1940
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society