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Aerial Shot of Infertile Overwash and Floodplain Scour Caused by Storm of May 18-19 on Cow Creek Five Miles Southeast of Comanche

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of infertile overwash and floodplain scour caused by storm of May 18-19 on Cow Creek five miles southeast of Comanche. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Infertile overwash and floodplain scour caused by storm of May 18-19 on Cow Creek."
Date: May 23, 1955
Creator: Brune, G. M.
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

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.B0290B.0009]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The entire state learned state learned Saturday what third graders at Woodrow Wilson school in Duncan knew all along, namely that Mrs. Ada Hill is the "most beautiful teacher in Oklahoma."
Date: October 28, 1955
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0292B.0234]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Off for the national Jaycee tournament are these three youngsters who, along with James Lee Harris of Stillwater, will represent Oklahoma in the event scheduled Monday through Saturday at Columbus, Ga."
Date: August 10, 1955
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0913.0201]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Medalist Jack Moore of Duncan turned in two victories Wednesday to stay in the running for the State Junior golf championship in action Enid."
Date: June 22, 1955
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1310.0460]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Colonel Charles W. Matheny, Jr. of the Department of Tactics and Combined Arms cuts the Corporal stripes off the sleeve of Elwayne E. Tilghman after pinning on captain's bars."
Date: November 10, 1955
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Sediment Damage

Description: Photograph of sediment damage just after May flood on Beaver and Cow Creek Watersheds. This is on the highway between Duncan and Lawton, Okla.
Date: July 2, 1955
Creator: Graham, E. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sediment Damage

Description: Photograph of sediment damage just after May flood on Beaver and Cow Creek Watersheds. This is on the highway between Duncan and Lawton, Okla.
Date: July 2, 1955
Creator: Graham, E. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sediment Damage

Description: Photograph of sediment damage just after May flood on Beaver and Cow Creek Watersheds. This is on the highway between Duncan and Lawton, Okla. When highway was constructed in 1920's the field on the right was 9 feet lower than the highway
Date: July 2, 1955
Creator: Graham, E. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Sediment Damage

Description: Photograph of sediment damage just after May flood on Beaver and Cow Creek Watersheds. This is on the highway between Duncan and Lawton, Okla.
Date: July 2, 1955
Creator: Graham, E. O.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society
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