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Tompkins Wild West Show Elephants

Description: Photograph of the Tompkins Wild West Elephants, with Mabel and Charley at the Elks Minstrels, Atlantic City, NJ. We donated all the acts from the Tompkins Wild West Shows." Photo by Apeda, New York City, NY, February 12-13, 1915.
Date: [1915-02-12..1915-02-13]
Creator: Apeda
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Tulsa, OK

Description: Photograph of the new Masonic Temple in Tulsa, OK. Printed by Curt Teich & Co., Chicago, IL, postmarked Jan. 15, 1925.
Date: January 15, 1915
Creator: Curt Teich & Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of burring remains of the Bleeding District after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. The cigar girls escaped unharmed, but twenty African-American bodies were found in the ruins.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

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
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of South Caddo Street showing the east wall of the Whittington Hotel after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of Main Street and the burning remains of the Santa Fe Freight Depot and Pennington Building after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. Seven unrecognizable bodies were found in the Depot and three in the Pennington Building.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of a Ford automobile, under debris, in front of the Waldo Hotel on South Caddo Street after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of South Caddo Street showing the east wall of the Whittington Hotel and the rear end of the demolished Pennington Building after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. Several unrecognizable bodies were found in the area.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of smoke rising from the burning Santa Fe Freight Station and the sole remaining wall of the two-story Pennington Wholesale Grocery Co. Building after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of destruction on Main Street, east of the Santa Fe tracks, after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of the main line of the Santa Fe tracks, looking east, where several people were burned to death after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. The remains of the building used by the Dawson Brothers and Ladd & Davidson can be seen in the background.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of the tank car that exploded, I.N.T.X. 8051, and other wreckage in the Santa Fe yard after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of a tangled mesh of wires on Main Street and the Whittington Hotel, on the right, after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. Seven unrecognizable bodies were found in the area.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of the Union Passenger Station after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK. The Station was 300 feet north of the explosion and several people were injured, but none fatally.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

The Ardmore Disaster

Description: Photograph of the southwest corner of the Whittington Hotel after the Ardmore Disaster, where a tank car with 250 barrels of gasoline exploded, Ardmore, OK.
Date: September 27, 1915
Creator: Fonville
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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