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[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0087]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Upstream lock gate on Arkansas River navigation system, Lock and Dam No. 13 near Barling, southeast of Ft. Smith, Ark."
Date: December 20, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0089]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The push of a button Saturday at Lock and Dam No. 13 southeast of Fort Smith lowered 100-ton gates into the Arkansas River, linking river navigation facilities between Arkansas and Oklahoma. This will tie Oklahoma trade markets to the oceans of the world."
Date: December 20, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0101]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In operation, 23 years after its authorization, is Lock and Dam No. 13 on the Arkansas River. The opening of river traffic to Fort Smith, Ark., is signaled by he swirl of river waters around the closed gates of the dam. The project is expected to open the way for barge traffic to the Port of Catoosa near Tulsa by this time next year."
Date: December 20, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0927.0125]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Giant gates along the spillway at Lock and Dam No. 13 were lowered Saturday when Mayor Allen Toothaker of Van Buren, Ark., Mayor Jack Freeze of Fort Smith, and Jim Alexander, president of the Fort Smith Chamber of Commerce, pushed these buttons."
Date: December 20, 1969
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1052.0248]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "RODEO WHOOPLA . . .More than 100 businessmen from Fort Smith.,were in Oklahoma City Thursday beating the drums for the annual Arkansas-Oklahoma Rodeo to be held in Fort Smith May 30 to June 4."
Date: May 19, 1966
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1400.0134]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A 19-year-old federal convict Thursday succeeded in rolling back the calendar 15 months, but he won't know until May 4 whether he will be successful in his attempt to escape punishment for a riot in 1952 at the El Reno Reformatory."
Date: April 15, 1954
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1400.0135]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A 19-year-old federal convict Thursday succeeded in rolling back the calendar 15 months, but he won't know until May 4 whether he will be successful in his attempt to escape punishment for a riot in 1952 at the El Reno Reformatory."
Date: April 15, 1954
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0383.0218]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dr. Art Martin, a retired physician, takes a turn as volunteer motorman and trolley historian along the electric streetcar route through Forty Smith."
Date: July 5, 1991
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0383.0219]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A relic from Fort smith's public transportation system in 1926 has been restored to its original state as a tourist attraction."
Date: July 5, 1991
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0383.1018]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "As a 14-year-old "boy preacher," Angel Martinez set an ambitious goal for himself: he would memorize the New Testament---all 8,000 verses."
Date: October 12, 1972
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0935.0822]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sgt. Randy Ritter, of Oklahoma City, explains the working of a TOW missile launcher to Oklahoma's first lady, Donna Nigh, during a tour of guard units at Fort Chafee, Ark."
Date: May 23, 1980
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0935.1278]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. George Nigh, against the backdrop of an artillery howitzer barrel, shakes hands with Oklahoma Army National Guard members during a Friday visit to guard training exercises at Fort Chaffee, Ark."
Date: May 23, 1980
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0327.0160]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "President Kennedy waves to crowds that came to the Fort Smith airport this morning to see him off on the return trip to Washington."
Date: 1961
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1113.0140]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma escapee Paul Ruiz is taken to Sebastian Co. jail in Fort Smith, Ark., Wednesday by sheriffs Bill Cauthron, left, Sebastian Co., and Dub Hamilton, Logan Co. Ruiz and another escapee, Earl Van Denton, were extradited to Arkansas to face murder proceedings."
Date: April 19, 1978
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1229.0316]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The Reverend Braxton Sawyer, crusading radio evangelist from Fort Smith, Arkansas is thrown to the ground by two members of a nudist camp near Battle Creek who confiscated the film from his camera and 200 other feet of color film which he had taken earlier after forcing his way into the camp to obtain material for his crusade."
Date: August 6, 1954
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1268.0044]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "While Arkansas officials welcomed the first group of Vietnamese refugees to Port Smith, Ark., most of the people huddled together cold and weary in a light rain during ceremonies."
Date: May 2, 1975
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1268.0059]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Medical help for the Vietnamese refugees due to start arriving today or Thursday at Ft. Chaffee will be provided by these hospital technicians from Ft. Sill."
Date: 1975
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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