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[BASEMENT BOX 67.0243]

Description: A daylight photograph of a wild fire near Chandler in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. The image shows Fire Captain Joe Hoover using a pressurized water hose to stop the blaze from spreading. Red and black wax pencil marks are visible on the photograph. Caption: "UNDERBRUSH FIRE swept within a block of Chandler's northwest city limits Wednesday before it was halted by a firebreak and water from Chandler's rural fire truck. Capt. Joe Hoover, below, sprays water to halt the advance of the fire set by sparks from a passing freight train."
Date: December 4, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0244]

Description: A daylight photograph of a grass fire near Chandler in Lincoln County, Oklahoma. Farmer Robert E. Hicks watches as Henry McCoy uses a tractor to create a firebreak along Hicks's fence line. Red and black wax pencil marks are visible on the image. Caption: "FIRE SWEPT to within a block of Chandler's northwest city limits Wednesday before it was halted by a firebreak and water from Chandler's rural fire truck. Henry McCoy operated a tractor and blade to cut a firebreak at the edge of blackjack timber to prevent the fire's spread into the tinder-dry grass of Robert E. Hicks's pasture."
Date: December 4, 1969
Creator: Jackson, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1310.0241]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Carroll Thronesbery, "Lion's Tale", editor at Chandler High School, say discussions of national issues are conducted in classrooms but not on the pages of their newspapers. Both concentrate on school news."
Date: October 13, 1969
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1144.0421]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Rolling pin away for Sherri Salyer, 14, Stroud High School freshman, on her way to a new world record in the annual Brick and Rolling pin Throwing Championship."
Date: July 18, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0349.0681]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "BREAKING MUD in dedication ceremonies Saturday for a new 780-acre lake to be built 3 miles southwest of Meeker is U. S. Senator Henry Bellmon."
Date: May 16, 1969
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0240.0149]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Hero's Award, the purple heart, is awarded posthumously to Capt. Wesley Green, 37, in ceremonies held in the office of the Senior Adviser of the Oklahoma National Guard."
Date: January 17, 1968
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0430

Description: Fire burning at tonight behind house. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Flames brighten the sky above the Lincoln County courthouse which burned Saturday night in a spectacular blaze that destroyed public records and threatened a new courthouse annex (foreground). Lt. J. P. Smith, army officer in Chandler on leave, shot this picture."
Date: December 24, 1967
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0421B.0221]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Keeping straight the property of the Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station at the American General Building is the new job of Sgt. Verle McCullough of Stroud."
Date: July 24, 1967
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society