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1923 Salt Fork River Flood

Description: Photograph taken from the top of the "White House" at the Miller Brothers' 101 Ranch, near Ponca City, OK, looking at the store, upper left, and barns, during the 1923 Salt Fork River Flood, June 1923.
Date: June 21, 1923
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0032]

Description: Single man looking down on plane wreckage in a field near Vici, Oklahoma. Plains surround the wreckage with a lone tree in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "WEEKEND DISASTER struck 3 1/2 miles northeast of Vici."
Date: March 21, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0069]

Description: Reverend Elias Gieaseke of Little Flower Church surveys the tail end portion of the wreckage of a C-47. Several more men are on the treeline in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Rev. Elias Gieaseke of Little Flower Church surveys C-47 wreckage on farm." Photo by Mandell Matheson. Original Photo 04/21/61. Published on O-4-22-61."
Date: April 21, 1961
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0070]

Description: An airplane crash scene near Mustang is viewed by onlookers and officials. The airplane debris is strewn throughout a low valley and is still smoking. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Crash scene near Mustang is viewed by a crowd of spectators and air officials." Photo by Mandell Matheson. Original Photo 04/21/61. Published on T-4-22-61."
Date: April 21, 1961
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0075]

Description: Highway patrolman Dan Wilkerson inspects the shell of a plane that crash site near Marland. A man and a woman with arms around each other look on. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Highway Patrolman Dan Wilkerson inspects Marland plane crash site." Photographer. Original Photo 10/21/62. Published on O-10-22-62."
Date: October 21, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0159]

Description: Firemen, police and train employees inspecting a section of a plane under a railroad track overpass. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "(K01)OKLAHOMA CITY, March 19--FATAL CRASH--Tail of a twin-engine airplane rests beneath a railroad trestle in Oklahoma City. The plane apparently lost power coming in for a landing and struck the trestle. A Houston, Tex., family of three died."
Date: March 21, 1973
Creator: The Oklahoman
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0167]

Description: Flipped plane wreck in a water filled ditch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Shattered Cessna 175 dropped into water filled ditch near airport."
Date: July 21, 1969
Creator: Fisher, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0271]

Description: An aerial view of an aircraft crash site in a rugged area. There are two emergency vehicles in the photo. There are four men surveying what looks like an impact crater. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An emergency van stands by near the wreckage of a small plane that crashed in rugged terrain just south of the Arbuckle Mountains late Wednesday, killing five persons."
Date: February 21, 1980
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0278]

Description: Two men setting up sonar equipment in the bed of a truck. A third man is getting a sailboat ready to launch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sonar equipment has been brought into the now week-old search for a missing plane and its pilot believed to have gone down in Lake Altus. A strut and wheel from the single-engine private aircraft of Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside was discovered last Friday, but the rest of the wreckage has eluded divers and is believed to be buried in the lake bottom silt. Here a specialist team from a Louisiana salvage firm adjusts sonar equipment before joining the search Tuesday."
Date: March 21, 1979
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0292]

Description: A single engine propeller driven airplane setting in a wheat field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A lucky Jackson County crop duster escaped with only minor injuries when this single-engine spray plane belly flopped in a wheat field southeast of Altus Sunday."
Date: March 21, 1977
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0355]

Description: A group of people looking an airplane that sets with its propeller in the dirt and its tail in the sky. One man is peering into the cockpit. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A LANDING."
Date: August 21, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0356]

Description: An airplane setting on one wheel and its propeller. The cabin door on the pilot's side is open. The windshield is in tact and three bystanders are looking through it. Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Plane Takes Punch on Nose."
Date: August 21, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0397]

Description: Nighttime photo of several firemen digging through the smoldering remains of an airplane that crashed. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "FIREMAN PROBE the wreckage of an airplane for the body of Dr. Milford Hume"
Date: May 21, 1973
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0445]

Description: Crash crew working to control fire in the passenger cabin which has broken off of a large jet aircraft. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "North Central Airlines DC-9 crashed on takeoff Wednesday after clipping a taxing plane on a fog shrouded runway at O'Hare International Airport, authorities said."
Date: December 21, 1972
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0070.0142]

Description: Photograph is of young boys making a double level U shape with their hands in the middle wearing their baseball shirts and hats. The parent coaches are on the outside of the U shape. Caption: "Calvin Coolidge Crocodiles hold pre-game parley with scorekeeper Imra Sanders and coaches Dick Dike and Herb Matlock."
Date: July 21, 1962
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

2012.201.B0097.0398

Description: Photograph of man with two children in front of Christmas tree. Photographs displayed on shelves in background. Caption: "Lloyd Booth Jr., 921 NE 11, the first of the Times Christmas Babies, listens as his own children, Mary Ann, 2, and Lloyd III, 4, tell each other how close they came to being Times Christmas Babies, just like daddy."
Date: December 21, 1945
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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