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[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1064]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dr. Wallace E. Howell, Lexington scientist, looks skyward at the clouds he may have to seed if Gov. Furcolo and his advisors decide on using him to alleviate drought condition that has caused a serious problem in the Bay State."
Date: July 18, 1957
Creator: Howard, Arthur
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1071]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This Navy "Grasshopper," one of nine being built at the Indianapolis Naval Ordnance Depot for Antarctic use, is an airborne Weather station."
Date: June 7, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1076]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "ELECTRONIC TORNADO TRACKER, designed to give Ponca City residents early warning of approaching storms this spring, gets a final check by designer Gerald Overall, left, project engineer for the city's civil defense tornado warning system, and Bill Maugans, project chairman."
Date: March 10, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1069]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "As part of an expanded meteorological survey to be conducted by the air Force in 1956, a new weather, balloon is inflated with hydrogen gas for launching at dawn near Vernalis, Calif., 20 miles west of Modesto."
Date: January 10, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1061]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SOMETHING NEW IN WEATHER BALLOONS FORT MONMOUTH, N.J. . . . . . . THE SIGNAL CORPS HAS PERFECTED ANEW WEATHER BALLOON THAT RISES INTO THE ATMOSPHERE TWICE AS FAST AS THE STANDARD SPHERES."
Date: October 12, 1955
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1080]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dr. H.L. Jones loads film in a camera that records radar impulses appearing on the two oscilloscopes in the rear of the "black Box" in center of the picture."
Date: March 6, 1953
Creator: Hale, Dean
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1083]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A rawinsonde instrument attached to balloon is checked just before reasing by S-Sgt. Raymond L. McDonald, right, S-Sgt. Gene L. Zimmerman, seated on directional antenna, prepares to follow instrument's flight for high altitude weather sounding."
Date: August 10, 1952
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1082]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dr. H.L. Jones, Oklahoma A&M's tornado researcher, checks screen adjustments in the mobile radar unit loaned to the Oklahoma Institute of Technology for tornado tracking research."
Date: October 25, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1073]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Launching crews are shown preparing to sends up a huge plastic balloon at Alamogordo, N.M., to be used by the airforce to test winds at altitudes between 50,000 and 100,000 feet."
Date: October 12, 1951
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1066]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "It may look like just another wiggly black line to you--but it's the cause for plenty of excitement these days at the weather bureau, 19th and Classen, because "it's the picture of a tornado."
Date: May 3, 1951
Creator: Orris, John Adam
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1063]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A weather balloon, six feet in d i a m e t e r, carrying "radiosonde" apparatus, begins its ascent into the upper atmosphere over London to report high altitude weather data."
Date: April 14, 1950
Creator: Please Credit "Acme Photo"
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1355.1058]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "This old weather kiosk once the center of the public eye, now is virtually forgotten except for boys at play such as C.E. Tucker, 11, 406 W. Frisco, left, and Landon Battle, 12, 109 S. Hudson."
Date: May 27, 1948
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society