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Caucasian Bluestem

Description: Photograph of Caucasian Bluestem grass planted in spring of 1959. Good stand was secured where tractor tires firmed the soil. Few plants were established on loose soil. Fred Fortney, Soil Conservationist. Zanies loam soil.
Date: November 19, 1959
Creator: Fry, Chester
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Flooded County Road Three Miles South of Duncan, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of the aftermath damages of the May 19, 1955 Cow Creek flood three miles south of Duncan, which shows a flooded county road inundated with floodwaters. Note the barbed wire in the extreme foreground and the height of the water. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cow Creek 3 miles South of Duncan, Thursday 5:30 PM May 19 County Road."
Date: May 19, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Flooded County Road Three Miles South of Duncan, Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of the aftermath damages of the May 19, 1955 Cow Creek flood three miles south of Duncan, which shows a flooded county road inundated with floodwaters. Note the barbed wire in the extreme foreground and the height of the water. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cow Creek 3 miles South of Duncan, Thursday 5:30 PM May 19 County Road."
Date: May 19, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Lake Humphries Dam Fertilizer Application

Description: Photograph of recent inspections of floodwater retarding structure in upper segment of Wildhorse. It was decided that the dam and spillways of existing structures owned by the city of Duncan need an application of fertilizer. In picture is city employee spreading 44% of nitrate on bermuda grass sods.
Date: April 19, 1961
Creator: Cummins, Pat
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Numerous Cars Driving Over a Flooded Road Next to an Alfalfa Field and Cow Creek

Description: Photograph of numerous cars driving over a flooded road next to an alfalfa field on the right. Note: This collection contains two identical copies of this photograph, but one states Cow Creek and the other states Beaver Creek. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Cow Creek Crossing on US Highway No. 81 2 ½ miles south of Duncan. May 19, 1955 – 5:30 PM. There is an alfalfa field on the right."
Date: May 19, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0112.0686]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "MORE THAN 200 SIGNATURES have been gained by relatives of a Duncan Green Beret accused of murdering a suspected double agent in Vietnam in their petition drive to move the general court-martial to the U. S."
Date: September 19, 1969
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0112.0718]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The first copy of a petition asking for removal to the U. S. of the general court-martial of eight Green Beret members accused of murder was sent Tuesday to Defense Secretary Melvin Laird."
Date: September 19, 1969
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0148.0151]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The musical production "Oklahoma" has been presented several times previously in the state, but patrons of the Velma-Alma school district doubt that the quality of these performances will come up to that of the big shows scheduled here Thursday and Friday."
Date: March 19, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0245.0811]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Except for events of a late January afternoon 18 months ago, Tama Hallmark this month probably would be gathering up her books and hurrying across the campus of William Woods College in Fulton, Missouri."
Date: September 19, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0317.0221]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Shows the layout of the new high school in Duncan which is mow under construction. Costing an estimated $1.3 million, the new plant will consist of five buildings."
Date: August 19, 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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