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[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.8430]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A regional parks and open space plan recently published by the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments (ACOG) reflects area plans to spend more than $9 million on open space lands in the next five years. The plan, which extendeds through 1985, envisions a three-county network of parks, greenways and other open spaces to accomplish a variety of aims. Recreation, esthetics, historical preservation, conservation, food control, pollution control and safety are among these aims. A system of "greenways," bands of landscaped open space paralleling major highways in the metropolitan area, is proposed with several of these goals in mind. The ACOG plan document notes that one state study shows "driving for pleasure is the No. 1 recreational activity in the state, based on number of participants."......The plan suggests the greenways be developed as an integral part of the metropolitan area highway plan contained in the Oklahoma City Regional Transportation Study (OCARTS). The open space plan notes that the coupling of highway development with open space provisions is in line with "current trends toward a multiple use concept by many governmental agencies. Potential greenways recommended in the open space plan include such OCARTS plan routes as the freeway loop around Oklahoma City, parts of the West Bypass in Oklahoma City, SH 9 across Cleveland County, the U. S. 81 bypass around El Reno and others......The ACOG plan propuses hiking and biking trails along strips of open space marking the route of the famous Chisholm Trail, used in early cattle drives, across Canadian County and many persons going to the 1849 California gold rush, in Canadian and Cleveland Counties.........At present, the Oklahoma City metroplitan area has 15,915 acres of recreational park land, with 13,515 acres of its developed. The park land included …
Date: 1971
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ardmore, Oklahoma

Description: Insurance map sheet showing Ardmore, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ardmore, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Ardmore in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ardmore, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Ardmore in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ardmore, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Ardmore in Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Ardmore, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Ardmore in Chickasaw Nation, Oklahoma including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clarkson and Indian Territory Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Beals Printers

Description: Photograph of map of Oklahoma Counties. Photo taken by Meyers Photo Shop for the Beals Printers Acct.
Date: unknown
Creator: Meyers Photo Shop
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bessie, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bessie in Washita County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bison, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bison in Garfield County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bixby, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bixby in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bixby, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bixby in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bixby, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bixby in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bixby, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bixby in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Blackwell, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Blackwell in Kay County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Blackwell, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Blackwell in Kay County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Blackwell, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Blackwell in Kay County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Blackwell, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Blackwell in Kay County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Blackwell, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Blackwell in Kay County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Blanchard, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Blanchard in McClain County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Bridgeport (2), Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Bridgeport in Caddo County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Broken Bow, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Broken Bow in McCurtain County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Byron, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Byron in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cache, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Cache in Comanche County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma Inspection Bureau
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Checotah, Undated

Description: Insurance map sheet showing an area of Checotah in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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