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Description: A daylight photograph showing the damage caused by a fire at the Cotton Compress Company warehouse in Chickasha, Grady County, Oklahoma. A crowd watches as men use fire hoses to water the smoldering debris. Black wax pencil crop marks are visible on the image. Caption: "COMPRESS DAMAGE IS SET AT $500,000 A 45-mile-an-hour wind Sunday fanned a blaze from papers under a loading dock into the Cotton Compress Co. warehouse, destroying about $500,000 worth of cotton and facilities."
Date: March 27, 1950
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society