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BASEMENT BOX 67.0549

Description: Aftermath of fire showing debris and three on lookers in background. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Rainbow club lies in ruins after fire in Poteau."
Date: May 7, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0290.0207]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Trooper Otto Rauch, eyes blackened and his entire head swollen and lacerated, is shown in a Poteau hospital as county attorney Harold Dane questions him about his assault Thursday."
Date: July 19, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0295]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "E. L. Costner stands beside a 3-year-old apple tree in a 20-acre experimental orchard atop Cavanal mountain, elevation 2,350 feet, near Poteau."
Date: May 17, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0693]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "By contributions and special efforts of Kiwanis clubs, business concerns and individuals of Oklahoma and Texas, the Poteau Business Men's Chorus will appear in Cleveland, Ohio, the morning of June 28. The chorus will sing for the Texas-Oklahoma banquet that night."
Date: June 17, 1955
Creator: Blythe Studio
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0423.0294]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Members of the tour walk enthusiastically up a 300-yard steep hill northeast of Talihina, center, after their buses stalled."
Date: November 8, 1953
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0243.0600]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lone Survivor, 6-year old male pointer owned by Dr. C. L. Calame of Jonesboro, Ark., is exercised by trainer Leon Covington of Poteau."
Date: March 16, 1952
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ernie Griffin

Description: Photograph is of a man wearing pants, hat and shoes with a tank top of a Navy military uniform holding a long stick that could be a walking stick while standing on some rocks and uneven terrain. Caption: "Ernie Griffin, Fanshawe, home on leave from the Navy, served as one of the guides for the photographer in finding the remote 40 acres in Pontotoc county where the terrain has been turned topsy-turvy."
Date: June 26, 1952
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0296]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Elbert L. Costner, manager of U. S. Sen. Robert S. Kerr's interests in LeFlore county, serves also as president of the Poteau Chamber of Commerce."
Date: September 18, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0410.0388]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Fanshawe, June 28 - As to just what happened there is no official explanation, but there are 40 acres near here that look like a 'Mad Chef" started stirring up a giant salad, the quit right in the middle of it and let it spoil."
Date: June 26, 1952
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0647]

Description: Photograph shows nine people in the background investigating the remains of a burned building in the foreground. The photo was taken during the day time. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bystanders inspect the ruins of the Bert Brown home where eight persons died in fire early Sunday."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0363.0175]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "An expert now, Jimmie Ervin, Poteau high school auto mechanics teacher, shows his instructors the insides of the latest thing in automobile carburetors."
Date: July 1, 1955
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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