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Description: Bootlegger's plane crashed upside down. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "City Plane Skids Into Limelight Again. Plane belongs to Orville Lindsay Chambless, city bootlegger. This plane is well known to Oklahoma county law enforcement officers. They have tried to seize it several times because they said it was hauling whiskey. It cracked up early Wednesday at Wiley Post airport."
Date: January 1, 1950
Creator: Killian, Thomas F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Aerial shot of Site #1, Wildhorse Creek and the Surrounding Area

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site #1, Wildhorse Creek and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, "This reservoir lacks 4 ft. of reaching its maximum capacity but surrounding areas not treated created a disastrous flood (May 9-10) on Wildhorse Creek. U. S. Highway No. 7 in background. Spillway at right end of dam."
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial shot of Site #1, Wildhorse Creek and the Surrounding Area

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site #1, Wildhorse Creek and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, “This reservoir lacks 4 ft. of reaching its maximum capacity but surrounding areas not treated created a disastrous flood (May 9-10) on Wildhorse Creek. U. S. Highway No. 7 in background. Spillway at right end of dam.”
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Site #5, Owl Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site #5, Owl Creek and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Owl Creek Site #5. Slight damage to newly sodded spillway after 12" following 15.5" rain of May 9-10."
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Site #5, Owl Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site #5, Owl Creek and the surrounding area. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Owl Creek Site #5. Slight damage to newly sodded spillway after 12” following 15.5” rain of May 9-10."
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Site #7, Wildhorse Creek Detention Reservoir and the Surrounding Area

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site #7, Wildhorse Creek Detention Reservoir and the surrounding area. This area was formerly known as Site 6, Woodland Watershed. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Detention Reservoir- Site #6, Woodland Watershed. Permanent Pool – 0.78" runoff. Flood pool – 4.75" runoff. Total – 5.53" runoff. Drainage area – 1350 acres. The permanent pool surface area is 13.2 acres. It will cover 37.6 acres when it reaches the emergency spillway at left."
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Aerial Shot of Site #7, Wildhorse Creek Detention Reservoir and the Surrounding Area

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Site #7, Wildhorse Creek Detention Reservoir and the surrounding area. This area was formerly known as Site 6, Woodland Watershed. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Detention Reservoir- Site #6, Woodland Watershed. Permanent Pool – 0.78” runoff. Flood pool – 4.75” runoff. Total – 5.53” runoff. Drainage area – 1350 acres. The permanent pool surface area is 13.2 acres. It will cover 37.6 acres when it reaches the emergency spillway at left.”
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bill Idken Ranch and A Flooded Washita River

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Bill Idken’s ranch flooded by the Washita River. Only a few buildings, seen near the top of the photograph, remained above water. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Bill Idken Ranch and Washita River. Only a small portion of a land strip remains above water.”
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bill Idken Ranch and A Flooded Washita River

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of Bill Idken's ranch flooded by the Washita River. Only a few buildings, seen near the top of the photograph, remained above water. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Bill Idken Ranch and Washita River. Only a small portion of a land strip remains above water."
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Black Locust Plantings

Description: Photograph of Bill Granger, county banker at Gracemont, Okla. Observing a post let planting of black locust. The locust are 8 years old. Will be ready for harvwest in two or three years.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Gardner, G. C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Black Locust Plantings

Description: Photograph of Bill Granger, county banker at Gracemont, Okla. Observing a post let planting of black locust. The locust are 8 years old. Will be ready for harvwest in two or three years.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Gardner, G. C.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bottomland Alfalfa Just Below Site 15, Mill Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of bottomland alfalfa just below site 15, Mill Creek near the Colvert Bros. Hereford Ranch. Site 15 Mill Creek is in the background of the photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, “Bottom land alfalfa just below site 15, Mill Creek. Two years ago Colvert Bros. lost 1000 bales of alfalfa in one flood. This alfalfa is approximately 1 foot high and ready for outing. You can see the scour channels in alfalfa, evidence of frequent overflow and damage in the past.”
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Bottomland Alfalfa Just Below Site 15, Mill Creek

Description: Photograph of an aerial shot of bottomland alfalfa just below site 15, Mill Creek near the Colvert Bros. Hereford Ranch. Site 15 Mill Creek is in the background of the photograph. The back of the photograph proclaims, "Bottom land alfalfa just below site 15, Mill Creek. Two years ago Colvert Bros. lost 1000 bales of alfalfa in one flood. This alfalfa is approximately 1 foot high and ready for outing. You can see the scour channels in alfalfa, evidence of frequent overflow and damage in the past."
Date: 1950~
Creator: Ginter Photo Co.
Partner: Oklahoma Conservation Historical Society

Capitol Hill Baptist Church

Description: Photo of an architectural rendering of the exterior of Capitol Hill Baptist Church located at SW 25th (also known as Commerce) and Harvey Avenue in Oklahoma City. The rendering was done by Noftsger & Lawrence AIA Architects for the new sanctuary and classroom addition to the church.
Date: 1950~/1951~
Creator: Meyers Photo Shop
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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