The Ardmore Disaster
Description: Photograph of rescuers searching for bodies in the destruction on East Main Street, roughly 100 yards from the explosion, after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. Seventeen African-American bodies were found in the ruins.
Date: September 27, 1915
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Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society