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[Photograph 2012.201.B1263.0227]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Despite steadily worsening weather, a holiday atmosphere pervaded Altus Air Force Base where the first operational C5, cargo airplane was on public display Thursday."
Date: December 18, 1969
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1412.0355]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Lt. Col. Vernon Williamson, Altus AFB, and daughter, Sheree, a University of Oklahoma freshman, register for Dad's Day."
Date: November 15, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1263.0339]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Foundation for the Tom Stewart-Altus city government dispute is eight feet within Stewarts property. Stewart, pictured, with a small son, said he plans to continue construction despite fines from the city. A city ordinance says buildings are not to be constructed closer than 25 feet from the center of an alley - Stewarts is 16."
Date: August 2, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0447

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of the charred wreckage of a burned building and gas pumps. Caption: "Jackson County Landmark established in 1890 - the Martha Mercantile Store - was destroyed by fire Wednesday after the building apparently was struck by a bolt of lighting. The longtime general merchandise store, which had added a gas station for modern times, was owned by Mrs. C. H. Doughty. She estimated loss at $25,000."
Date: May 15, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1295.0267]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A case for the 4th Mobile Communications Group at Altus Air Force Base is made by this array of trophies which Col. Charles H. Hill, group commander stands admiring."
Date: March 2, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0342.0155]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "It's nice getting together members of the Altus Club seem to agree as the group began 1969 with a meeting and luncheon in the home of Mrs. o. H. Laughlin."
Date: January 4, 1969
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0611]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Clark T. McWhorter, state dirctor of the Farmers Home Administration was inductor into Oklahoma Rural Electric Cooperative Hall of Fame Wednesday night in Oklahoma City."
Date: 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1436.0337]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gen. Jack J. Catton, commander of the Military Airlift Command who piloted the plane from Maretta, GA to Altus, walks from aircraft accompanied by Col. W.D. Newquist, 443rd commander."
Date: 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0149.0575]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A bill which would set up a water transportation commission is expected to be considered next week by a Senate Committee."
Date: November 20, 1968
Creator: Heaton, Dave
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1119.0185]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Altus, some 480 man hours and 50 gallons of paint have brought new life to an aged locomotive standing in Altus South Park as a monument to the railroad era in the U.S."
Date: October 10, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0240.0063]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Members of an Altus Air Force Base crew credited with saving a stricken fighter plane over Vietnam are ( from left) 1-Lt. ERNEST Copher, Maj. Amherst Lamb, Capt. George Yancey and T-Sgt. Larry hill"
Date: July 15, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1198.0004]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Waterbird" rests on temporary mountings while waiting to be hoisted upright to the word-smeared base at right. "Waterbird" is a "mock Atlas missile," and was America's first missile system capable of carrying atomic warheads anywhere on the planet. It was part of an underground missile silo test at Altus AFB, and will now be put up on display."
Date: March 19, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0230.0719]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. Donald Wester, left, secretary and treasurer of the Modern Homemakers Home demonstration Club, Altus, and Mrs. Pat Coffey, right, Jackson County home demonstration agent, admire one of the blue ribbons Mrs. John Klein has won for her sewing."
Date: January 9, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0243.0277]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sue Gunkel (center) , 18, of 1018 W. Main St., Eldorado, Okla., receives a certificate for a $500 Henry Ford II Educational Scholarship from the Ford Motor Company Fund in recognition of achievements as a member of the National 4-H Club."
Date: December 8, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0585]

Description: Caption: "OUT OF STORAGE SPACE, an estimated 35,000 bales of cotton had to be moved to open ground at the Oklahoma Cotton Co-operative Compress at Altus as ideal harvesting weather helped to tax gin facilities to the limit."
Date: November 25, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society