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Description: Photograph of L. L. Humphreys, president of Wildhorse Creek Flood Prevention Assoc. , showing Lee J. Cerillo silage being put up by :Doc: Ely (in background). Mr. Cerillo is with the Ayer & Son Advertising Agency, Philadelphia, Pa. and was touring the watershed gathering informaiton for an article sponsored by the Caterpillar Co. Silage was cut from a field in Wildhorse bottom and had made an excellent growth.
Date: August 28, 1962
Creator: Brown, Bob R.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bailed Cotton

Description: Photograph of bailed cotton waiting for railroad pickup, Duncan, Indian Territory. View includes: E.E. Brown, L.M. Woods, Roy Woods, Hugh Lipscomb, Dr. Ivy, D.A. Fowler, Bill Smith, Claude Frensly (mounted), and Charles Brow.
Date: 1894~
Creator: Irwin, William Edward
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bailed Cotton

Description: Photograph of bailed cotton waiting for railroad pickup, Duncan, Indian Territory. View includes: E. E. Brown, L. M. Woods, Roy Woods, Hugh Lipscomb, Dr. Ivy, D. A. Fowler, Bill Smith, Claude Frensly (mounted), and Charles Brown.
Date: 1894~
Creator: Irwin, William Edward and Jack Mankins
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Basement Box 51.0178]

Description: Caption: "DUNCAN-Two Duncan women who believe in U.S. astronauts praying in space have received support from not only thousands of U. S. citizens, but also from President Nixon. Mrs. J. C. Haney and Mrs. Roy E. Finucane, Duncan housewives, have received some 11,000 signatures on their petitions from Oklahoma residents and residents of other states, plus men fighting in Vietnam." Two women sit on floor and look through papers.
Date: March 4, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0062]

Description: A daylight photograph of a gas well fire in rural Stephens County, Oklahoma. The image shows water cannon and other firefighting equipment being used against the burning natural gas. Discoloration and editing marks are visible on the photograph. No caption.
Date: August 27, 1965
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0063]

Description: A daylight photograph of a gas well fire near Bray in rural Stephens County, Oklahoma. The image shows water cannon and other firefighting equipment being used against the blaze. Discoloration and editing marks are visible on the photograph. Caption: "Flame . . . blast . . . spew is the story told Friday by this sequence of photographs at the 8-day-old burning gas well near Bray, in Stephens County."
Date: August 27, 1965
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0064]

Description: A daylight photograph of a gas well fire near Bray in rural Stephens County, Oklahoma. Shown are water cannon and a blast of TNT, designed to extinguish the blaze. Red and black wax pencil marks are visible on the image. No caption.
Date: August 27, 1965
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0070]

Description: A daylight photograph of a gas well fire in rural Stephens County, Oklahoma. The image shows water cannon and other firefighting equipment being used against the intense burning natural gas. No caption.
Date: August 27, 1965
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0075]

Description: A nighttime photograph of a brilliant gas well fire reflected in a body of water in rural Stephens County, Oklahoma. Blue wax pencil marks are visible on the image. Caption: "Spectator's view of the blazing Stephens County gas well that has been running wild since 1 a.m. Thursday is shown above."
Date: August 21, 1965
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0158]

Description: A daylight photograph of the Magnolia Pipeline Company's pumping station near Addington in Jefferson County, Oklahoma, and Comanche in Stephens County, Oklahoma. The structure is engulfed in fire and smoke, the cause of which was unknown. Editing notes and marks are visible on the image. Caption: "A fire of undetermined origin wrecked the Magnolia Pipeline Co.'s Addington pumping station near Comanche Tuesday with loss estimates running as high as $1 million."
Date: May 23, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0279

Description: Photograph of people among charred wreckage in building interior. Caption: "Sifting through rubbish of Duncan's First Methodist Church sanctuary, destroyed in a fire Sunday night, were these workers Tuesday. Fire Chief C. C. Lawson said arson is not suspected, adding the fire may started in wiring in an electric organ in the sanctuary. Estimates of damage range from $250,000 to $750,000."
Date: January 1, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0280

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of building wreckage after a fire. Caption: "Debris and charred ruins are all that remain of the Murray Rexall Drug Store and adjoining building after the Duncan fire."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0281

Description: Photograph taken at night of firefighters extinguishing Rexall Drug building fire with a fire hose. Caption: "A spectacular fire swept through two buildings in the heart of downtown Duncan early Sunday morning, destroying a drug store and heavily damaging several offices."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0282]

Description: Photograph is of a fireman bent over inside a structure that has been destroyed by fire. The roof and most of the exterior walls have collapsed into the building and all the rubble inside the building is burnt. The fireman has a pipe in his mouth. Caption: "Pipe-smoking fireman works on hot interior of Murray Rexall Drug Store in Duncan."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0283]

Description: Photograph is of the side of a building that has collapsed on itself including the roof most walls and the brick wall in the background due to a fire. Brick and rubble is strewn all over the sidewalk around the remains of the building. Caption: "Firemen, hidden by smoke, work inside the gutted Murray Rexall Drug Store in Duncan as the structure continues to smolder. Charred shell was all that remained. It was a one-story building."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0284]

Description: Photograph is of two firemen spraying a fire hose in a building that has been destroyed by fire. there is charred rubble and burnt brick, metal, and wood strewn around the area.. Caption: "Spraying water on ruins of the Murray Rexall Drug Store, Duncan, is Fire Chief C. C. "Buck" Lawson. The fire broke out early Sunday morning. It still was smoldering Sunday evening."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0285]

Description: Photograph is of the inside of a structure that has been destroyed by fire. The rubble, still smoking, is piled and fallen all around the remaining walls. A fireman can be seen amongst the rubble near where smoke is still rising. Caption: "Smoke continued to pour from the smoldering drug store at Duncan ruins late Sunday evening."
Date: February 4, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0286]

Description: Photograph is of groups of people standing outside of a single story brick building while smoke rises from roof. Firemen are standing on top of the building spraying hoses into the building and on the remaining roof. Caption: "LOSS WAS ESTIMATED AT $200,000 in this fire Sunday, which destroyed the Lindley hospital, the largest hospital in Duncan. Firemen evacuated 25 patients, including many children, before starting their fight on the fast spreading flames."
Date: December 23, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0288]

Description: Photograph is of a corner of a multiple story building that smoke is billowing out of the top and broken windows. There are two prominent electrical poles near the building in the image. Part of the brick walls of the structure have collapsed.
Date: September 14, 1953
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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