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[Photograph 2012.201.B0291.0068]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "J. T. Daniel, Ryan newspaper publisher, has been listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest for the third consecutive year by the A. N. Marquis Co., publishers of Who's Who in America."
Date: September 6, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0466]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "WAURIKA, Nov. 12. --- (Special.) ----- Victor Eckler, county attorney of Jefferson county, said Tuesday that manslaughter charges will be filed against Truman "Monk" Izard, 24-year-old driver of the truck which crashed Monday night into an automobile near Waurika, killing four persons and injuring seven, two of them probably fatally. "My information will allege that Izard was driving recklessly and at a high rate of speed," said Eckler. The charge will be filed late Tuesday or Wednesday, he said. At the Waurika hospital, where the seven injured passengers were taken, Dr.s D. B. Collins and J. R. Hollingsworth said two of the injured, both small girls, are near death. They are not expected to survive the day. Bodies of their mothers and of two other children, battered and mangled, lie in the Earl C. Morris undertaking establishment. The accident, Oklahoma's greatest single highway catastrophe this year, occurred early Monday night on U. S. No. 81 eight miles north of Waurika. As nine persons sat huddled in the 1929 model car and two stood on the running board, the truck roared into it from behind, killing the four instantly. As Jefferson county authorities sought to establish a complete case before filing the charge, a controversy was raging over whether the tail light of the automobile was burning. The dead are: MRS. W. V. GRIFFIN, 35 years old. MRS GEORGE GRIFFIN COWART, 18 years old, daughter of Mrs. Griffin. JUANITA GRIFFIN, 4-year-old daughter of Mrs. Griffin. JOYCE GRIFFIN, 2-year-old daughter of Mrs. Griffin. The two who are not expected to survive the day are: Rose Griffin, 9 year old, daughter of Mrs. Griffin suffering from a skull fracture and broken leg. Frances Nadine Cowart 2-year-old daughter of Mrs. Cowart, suffering …
Date: November 12, 1935
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0252.0059]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Bill Curtis , TCU sophomore from Waurika, Okla., flashes over a barrier on his way to victory in the 120-yard high hurdles at the Kansas relays Saturday."
Date: April 18, 1954
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0302.0246]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Winner Prece Denney, Waurika, left, is congratulated by dr. Charles Schwartz, professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at Southwestern State College after Denney has been accepted for a commission in the federal public health service."
Date: May 3, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0252.0061]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Billy Curtis, schoolboy hurdling sensation from Waurika , shows the form he hopes will rank him high among the nation's best timber-toppers in the National AAU championship at Long Beach ,Calif., this weekend."
Date: uuuu-06-18
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0553

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of building destroyed in fire. Firemen spray water toward the crumbling facade. Caption: "Tumbling wall of a theater building in downtown Ringling."
Date: January 12, 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[BASEMENT BOX 67.0651]

Description: Photograph is of the burnt remains of a building with burnt debris laying on the ground and a few burnt beams still standing. This photograph was taken in the day time. Caption: "Four persons died when fire swept this four-room frame home in Waurika."
Date: December 28, 1965
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0411.0200]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Who wouldn't like to own a saddle that proclaims its owner to be the 1959 National Barrel Racing Champion? Three of the four top contenders for the prize gaze wistfully at it. Miss Long, Duncan, right, is in first place going into the NFR. She is being challenged by Mildred Farris, Addington, left, and Joyce Burk, Duncan, center."
Date: December 7, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0286]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "It took a long time but the Waurika city council finally saved up $3,000 to buy street equipment to blacktop its streets."
Date: September 5, 1950
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 67.0169

Description: Photograph taken during evening hours of three men inspecting an explosives truck after a fire. Caption: "Looking at dynamite compartment of truck that suddenly burst into flames near Ringling are driver Clinton Carline and Capt. Clarence C. Greenhill and Sgt. Doyle Nichols of Fort Sill."
Date: November 21, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0138]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This happy group from Addington really had something to smile about Saturday as they won the class C trophy by defeating the Rocky Buffaloes, 37-25, in the finals of the state tournament at the Municipal auditorium."
Date: March 11, 1950
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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