U.S. National Archives
U.S. National ArchivesPublic Domain ArchiveNot developed or endorsed by NARA. Part of the World's largest public domain source PICRYL.com.
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
  • account_boxLogin

The Kansas City Southern Ry. Proposed Terminals at Heavener, Okla.

The K. C. S. Ry. Co. Plat Revision of line M.P. 279.24 to M.P. 280.85 near Marble City, Okla.

Midland Valley Railroad Co., Map of Second Extension of Stark Spur to Gunther's Mine Near Bokoshe, Okla.

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co. Osage Division, West of Bartlesville, Okla.

Plat of Land Required by the A.T. & S.F. Ry. Co. for Water Supply Near Purcell, Okla., Land Required Being Shown by Enclosing Red Lines

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry., Choctaw Division, Right Of Way for Revised Line at Frink & Chambers, Okla.

Amended Location Map of Sallisaw, McAlester and Southern Ry., Lands Required for Right-Of-Way . . . Segregated Land 41.48 Acres, Allotted Land 17.18 . . . McAlester, Okla.

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Co., Osage Division, Additional Ground Required West of Bartlesville, Okla.

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry., Oklahoma Division, Extension to Freight Room & Freight PlatFrom, Jennings, Okla.

Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri Interurban Railway, Definite Location of Extension North, Commerce, Okla. To Picher, Okla.

Oil Fields and Santa Fe Railway, Section of 7.3 Miles in Townships 16 and 17 North Range 7 East South of Drumright, Creek County Okla.

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company, Plat Land Desired To Be Condemned, Lot 1 of Section 1, Township 16, Creek County Okla.

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company, Plat Land Desired To Be Condemned, Lot 4 of Section 6, Township 16, Creek County Okla.

St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Company, Plat Land Desired To Be Condemned Lot 1 of Section 1, Township 16, Creek County Okla.

Balloons - Schools - Army Balloon School, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon landing

Airplanes - Accidents - Aeroplane Accident at Post Field, Fort Bill, Okla. Photo Dept. of Post Field, Fort Sill, Okla

Ceremonies - Peace Parade in Tulsa, Okla. One of the novel displays in the celebration parade

Balloons - R - Balloon burned at Fort Sill, Okla., by explosion caused by static spark

Airplanes - Accidents - A forced landing, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Photo Dept. Fort Sill, Okla

American Library Association - O through R - Branch in a "Y" Hut. 1400 books on open shelves. A corner room fitted with tables, chairs instead of benches as in main room, curtains, and as attractive generally as possible. The men stop at the little window, sign their own cards and pass them to the secretary. Camp Doniphan, Okla

American Red Cross - In the Service of Interior - Canteen Service - Canteen Service, Oklahoma City, Okla

Balloons - Schools - Army Balloon School, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon with winch

American Library Association - O through R - Seven miles from nowhere. The Lake Guards. They read everything from Thomas A'Kempis to Harold Bell Wright. Almost as much of the former as what they call "that popular stuff." These twenty-five men require fifty fresh books weekly. The non-coms are the backbone of the Camp Library support. Camp Doniphan, Okla

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Army Balloon School, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon in hangar

Balloons - Hangars and Beds - Headquarters Balloon Detachment, Post Field, Fort Sill, Okla. View of Balloon bed

American Library Association - O through R - Interior of Library Room of "Y" hut. The secretary has just awakened to the fact that something was happening when the camera snapped. Camp Doniphan, Okla

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Balloon burned at Fort Sill, Okla., by explosion caused by static spark

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Balloon burned at Fort Sill, Okla., by explosion caused by static spark

Ceremonies - Bastille Day, 1918 - Jewish Welfare Board War Work. Celebrating Bastille Day near Camp Doniphan, Okla. French Col. talking to the men

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Types of airplanes. American. Flying field, Ft. Sill, Okla

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Balloon burned at Fort Sill, Okla., by explosion caused by static spark

Airplanes - Historical - Aeroplane starting flight, Ft. Sill, Okla

American Library Association - O through R - A window display just outside of library room in hut. This is just in front of the desk where stamps are sold and especially effective in advertising. We can put any good book into circulation through such a display. Camp Doniphan, Okla

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Post Field, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon exploded

Ceremonies - Peace Parade in Tulsa, Okla. Street cleaning machine at tank; sewer pipe for guns

American Library Association - O through R - Camp Doniphan, Okla

Balloons - Accidents & Wrecks - Explosion of bag of captive Kite balloon, following explosion, Fort Sill, Okla

Balloons - Schools - Army Balloon School, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon with pilots in basket

Balloons - R - Army Balloon School, Fort Sill, Okla. Balloon being towed by winch to hangar

Ceremonies - Ohio thru Wisconsin - Red Cross parade, Tulsa, Okla. Huge Red Cross which "marched" in the parade

American Library Association - O through R - An arrangement we don't like. Wire netting enclosing books, men indicate book wanted, and it is handed out by the secretary. But this Branch is one of the very successful ones. Camp Doniphan, Okla

Airplanes - Ordnance - Aeroplane Ordnance. Machine Gun Ship, Camera Gun. Taken at Post Field, Ft. Sill, Okla

SGT. Craig Hillsman from Altus Air Force Base, Okla., competes for his team in phase I of the combat handgun event during Defender Challenge '92, an Air Mobility Command competition

SSGT Jonathan Wakeley, a C-141 StarLifter crewchief from the 443rd Airlift Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Okla., taking a fuel sample from this team's aircraft during the last day of RODEO 92 competition

SGT David Bauer, A C-141 engine mechanic assigned tto the 443rd Airlift Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Okla., supervising the refueling of his team's aircraft during the last day of RODEO 92 competition

Maintenance personnel from the 443rd Airlift wing, Altus Air Force Base, Okla., preparing to refuel their team's C-141 StafLifter duirng the last day of RODEO 92 competition

An E3 Sentry from the 965th Airborne Warning and Control Squadron, Tinker AFB, Okla, flies over the pyramids

An E-3 Sentry sits on a ramp at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. EXACT DATE SHOT UNKNOWN

An E-3 Sentry flies over Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. EXACT DATE SHOT UNKNOWN

An air-to-air view of a T-1 Jayhawk trainer, tail no. 644, assigned to the Air Education and Training Command's, 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance Air Force Base, Okla. The T-1 is used for tanker and airlift pilot training

An air-to-air view of a T-1 Jayhawk trainer, tail no. 644, assigned to the Air Education and Training Command's, 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance Air Force Base, Okla. The T-1 is used for tanker and airlift pilot training

Portrait of U.S. Army Brig. Gen. David C. Ralston Deputy Commanding General and Assistant Commandant, U.S. Army Field Artillery Center ad School, Fort Sill, Okla. (Uncovered) (U.S. Army photo by Mr. Scott Davis) (Released) (PC-193386)

U.S. Air Force TECH. SGT. Robert Young (left), 33rd Combat Communications Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., builds a pallet in preparation to return to home station from Guyana after completing joint service training exercise New Horizons 2004-Guyana on Sept. 7, 2004. (U.S. Air Force photo by STAFF Sergeant Jeromy K. Cross) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force C-141 Starlifter cargo aircraft on static display at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., on Sept. 14, 2004.(U.S. Air Force photo by MASTER SGT. Scott W. Johnson) (RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force CHIEF MASTER SGT. James Moody arrives from his fini (final) flight onboard a USAF C-17A Globemaster III, and greeted by his family and friends who give him a traditional dousing at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., on Sept. 24, 2004. He is in transit to his new position as Command CHIEF MASTER Sergeant at Petersen AFB, Colo. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN First Class Joshua DeMotts) (Released)

U.S. Air Force GEN. Cook (center), Air Education Training Command, Commander, assists leaders of Altus Air Force Base in the ground breaking of a new rubberized running track at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., on Oct. 8, 2004. (U.S. PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Joshua DeMotts) (RELEASED)

U.S. Air Force Airmen, 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Okla., salute while in formation as two names are added to the granite Boom Operator Memorial on Oct 15, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Scott W. Johnson) (Released)

U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy cargo aircraft flight engineer MASTER SGT. Dennis Schafer receives a customary hosing after his final flight on active duty at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., on Nov. 12, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by AIRMAN 1ST Class Joshua Demotts) (Released)

U.S. Air Force CHIEF MASTER SGT. Thomas S. Narofsky, Command CHIEF, 97th Air Mobility Wing, leads a flight run during Wingman Day at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., on Nov. 13, 2004.(U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Kristi Machado) (Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, Presidential Helicopter Transportation Squadron, Marine Helicopter Squadron One, prepares for take off at the Oklahoma Air National Guard Base, Tulsa, Okla., on Dec. 9, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Preston L. Chasteen) (Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter, Presidential Helicopter Transportation Squadron, Marine Helicopter Squadron One, sits idle on the tarmac at the Oklahoma Air National Guard Base, Tulsa, Okla., on Dec. 9, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Preston L. Chasteen) (Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps VH-3D Sea King helicopter, Presidential Helicopter Transportation Squadron, Marine Helicopter Squadron One, sits idle at the Oklahoma Air National Guard Base, Tulsa, Okla., on Dec. 9, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Preston L. Chasteen) (Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps VH-3D Sea King helicopter, Presidential Helicopter Transportation Squadron, Marine Helicopter Squadron One, sits idle on the tarmac at the Oklahoma Air National Guard Base, Tulsa, Okla., on Dec. 9, 2004. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by MASTER SGT. Preston L. Chasteen) (Released)

U.S. Air Force 97th Security Forces Squadron AIRMAN 1ST Class Phillip Robinson, guards a"hijacked"C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft during a base exercise at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., on Jan. 19, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by SENIOR AIRMAN Kristi Machado) (Released)

U.S. Air Force COL Bryan Benson (center back), Commander of the 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance Air Force Base, Okla., and civilian personnel sings on stage during the"America Supports You"rally at the Mark Price Arena at Enid, Okla., on April 1, 2005. Enid is the first town in Americato not only partner with America Supports You, but to build a support program for military men and women. (PHOTO by Terry Watson, CIV) (Released)

U.S. Air Force COL Bryan Benson, Commander of the 71st Flying Training Wing, Vance Air Force Base, Okla., poses for a photograph with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Allison Barber during the"America Supports You"rally at the Mark Price Arena at Enid, Okla., on April 1, 2005. Enid is the first town in Americato not only partner with America Supports You, but to build a support program for military men and women. (PHOTO by Terry Watson, CIV) (Released)

Mayor Ernie Currier of Enid, Okla., talks during the"America Supports You"rally at the Mark Price Arena at Enid, on April 1, 2005. Enid is the first town in Americato not only partner with America Supports You, but to build a support program for military men and women. (PHOTO by Terry Watson, CIV) (Released)

Mayor Ernie Currier (right) of Enid, Okla., and an unidentified U.S. Air Force CAPT. talk on stage during the"America Supports You"rally at the Mark Price Arena at Enid, on April 1, 2005. Enid is the first town in Americato not only partner with America Supports You, but to build a support program for military men and women. (PHOTO by Terry Watson, CIV) (Released)

Mayor Ernie Currier of Enid, Okla., speaks during the"America Supports You"rally at the Mark Price Arena at Enid, on April 1, 2005. Enid is the first town in Americato not only partner with America Supports You, but to build a support program for military men and women. (PHOTO by Terry Watson, CIV) (Released)

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , March 9, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry and wife, Kim, survey the destruction brought on by the devastating wildfires that tore through 31 counties in Oklahoma. Due to the seasonal high winds that fueled the wildfires, embers jumped from yard to yard, randomly destroying homes. FEMA/Karen Nutini

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , March 9, 2009 --A State of Emergency declaration was made after devastating wildfires tore through 31 counties in Oklahoma. Due to the seasonal high winds that fueled the wildfires, embers jumped from yard to yard, randomly destroying homes. FEMA/Karen Nutini

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , April 10, 2009 --Durenda Hardy searches through a file cabinet of a friend's home that was devastated by the wildfires that swept through 31 counties in Oklahoma. The owners were on vacation and saw their burning home on the news, prompting a call to Mrs. Hardy to try and salvage important documents. FEMA/Karen Nutini

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , April 10, 2009 --Oklahoma Governor Brad Henry shares a moment with Cathy Moccia whose home was one of an estimated 100 structures devastated by the wildfires that tore through 31 counties in Oklahoma. Here, Cathy explains how the flying embers jumped from yard to yard and randomly destroyed homes. FEMA/Karen Nutini

Wildfire - Midwest City, Okla. , April 10, 2009 -- Durenda Hardy, a friend of the owners of this destroyed house, looks over what used to be a bright red Mustang. The owners were on vacation and saw their burning home on the news, prompting a call to Mrs. Hardy to try to salvage important documents. A State of Emergency has been declared for 31 counties. FEMA/Karen Nutini

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Members of a county/state/federal Preliminary Damage Assessment team record information at one of the many homes they visited. Members include (left to right) Anthony Drew with the U. S. Small Business Administration; the Pottawatomie County Emergency Manager; Darrin Dutton, a FEMA mitigation specialist; Amber Murpy with the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management and John Nelson, and John Nelson, a FEMA individual assistance officer. Three teams are assessing damages and losses in counties in the eastern half of the state that were struck by 22 confirmed tornadoes on May 10. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Survivors of the May 10, 2010 tornado in the Oklahoma City area talk with a federal/state damage assessment team. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pottawatomie County, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A homeowner with damages caused by one of the 22 confirmed tornadoes that swept the state on May 10 is interviewed by Amber Murphy (center) with the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management and John Nelson, a FEMA individual assistance officer. They are members of one of three Preliminary Damage Assessment teams working in the eastern half of the state that experienced damaged and losses. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Three members of a state/federal Preliminary Damage Assessment team - FEMA (left), the State of Oklahoma (center) and the U. S. Small Business Administration - discuss their findings while inspecting a damaged home. A series of 22 confirmed tornadoes swept the eastern half of the state on May 10. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Pottawatomie County, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A backhoe provides the last push needed to topple a tornado-damaged tree in a home's front yard. Storms imbedded with 22 confirmed tornadoes produced the fourth largest single-day outbreak in Oklahoma's history on May 10. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A homeowner, assisted by two volunteers, rolls out FEMA emergency roof tarps to prevent water from entering his home through a roof damaged by tornadic winds. On May 10, severe storms spawned 22 confirmed tornadoes - including several F3 and two F4 twisters - over the eastern half of the state. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Damaged home in Oklahoma City. Damage was widespread in Oklahoma following the tornado outbreak on May 10, 2010. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- One of the homes left damaged in the Oklahoma City area in the wake of the May 10, 2010 Oklahoma tornado outbreak. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Members of a state/federal damage assessment team confer on the damages they've seen. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Members of a federal/state damage assessment team speak with a tornado survivor at his home in the Oklahoma City area following the May 10, 2010 tornado outbreak in Oklahoma. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A generator on a back patio supplies power to a home in a section of the city left without electrical service when a tornado broke the service poles. Many residents throughout the eastern half of the state lost power when 22 tornadoes swept across the region on May 10. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Shawnee, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Amber Murphy (left), with the Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management, interviews a woman whose home was damaged by a tornado as Darrin Dutton (right) a FEMA mitigation specialist, lends her a hand. Oklahoma experienced its fourth largest single-day outbreak of tornadoes in its history on May 10 when 22 confirmed twisters struck the eastern half of the state. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Offricer John Nelson (left) and State of Oklahoma Individual Assistance Officer Amber Murphy confirm that both had the same findings following their inspection of a tornado-damaged home. Three Preliminary Damage Assessment teams are inspecting tornado damages and losse in Oklahoma counties struck by 22 confirmed tornadoes on May 10. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A shell with two end walls intact is all that remains of a home struck by one of 22 confirmed tornadoes that swept the eastern half of the state on May 10. There were several F3 and two F4 tornadoes imbedded in the storms. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Members of a federal/state damage assessment team talk to a tornado survivor in the Oklahoma City area after the May 10 tornadoes. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Oklahoma City, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A Safe Room is shown just outside a destroyed home in the Oklahoma City area after the May 10 tornado outbreak. FEMA/Earl Armstrong

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Shawnee, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A workman with a tree removal service feeds several of the many hundreds of limbs removed from trees damaged by a tornadothat his crew removed from this area. On May 10, there were 22 confirmed tornadoes that struck in the eastern half of the state. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Many Oklahoma lives were saved on May 10th because of the construction of storm shelters on family homesteads. A Series of 22 confirmed tornadoes - including several F3 and two F4s - swept across the eastern half of the state that day. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Shawnee, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- A trailer is being loaded with the remnants of a family's storage building, destroyed by one of the 22 confirmed tornadoes that struck the eastern half of the state on May 10. There were several F3 and two F4 tornadoes imbedded in the storms that produced the fourth largest single-day outbreak of tornadoes in the state's history. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Shawnee, Okla. , May 12, 2010 -- Roofers work steadily at making repairs to a home whose roof was severely damaged by of one of the 22 confirmed tornadoes that struck the eastern half of the state on May 10. The twisters spawned by these storms produced the fourth largest single-day outbreak in Oklahoma's History. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 13, 2010 -- A homeowner cleans up debris around his home, destroyed by a tornado on May 10th. A series of 22 tornadoes - several F3s and two F4s - struck areas of the eastern half of Oklahoma on Monday. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 13, 2010 -- A FEMA tarp provides temporary protection for a home with roof damage caused by a tornado on May 10. The central and eastern portions of the state experienced 22 confirmed tornadoes, the fourth largest single-day outbreak Oklahoma's history. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Shawnee, Okla. , May 13, 2010 -- A homeowner describes the damages caused to his home by a tornado to a TV camera man and reporter from an Oklahoma City station. Twenty-two confirmed tornadoes struck the eastern half of the state on May 10th. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 13, 2010 -- FEMA Individual Assistance Officer John Nelson (left) and Oklahoma Office of Emergency Management Indivdual Assistance Officer Amber Murphy (right) listen as a homeowner describes his family's harrowing ordeal on May 10th when his home and property were destroyed by a tornado. The state was struck by 22 confirmed tornadoes - including several F3 and two F4 storms -that day. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 13, 2010 -- Little remaines of a home torn apart by the powerful winds of a tornado on May 10th. Several powerful storms, containing 22 tornadoes rated up to F4, swept the state on that Monday. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

Severe Storm ^ Tornado - Tecumseh, Okla. , May 13, 2010 -- A country home is destroyed by one of 22 confirmed tornadoes that struck the eastern half of Oklahoma on May 10. There were several F3 and two F4 tornadoes spawned by the outbreak. FEMA Photo by Win Henderson

U.S. National Archives

The objects in this collection are from The U.S. National Archives. The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) was established in 1934 by President Franklin Roosevelt. NARA keeps those Federal records that are judged to have continuing value—about 2 to 5 percent of those generated in any given year. There are approximately 10 billion pages of textual records; 12 million maps, charts, and architectural and engineering drawings; 25 million still photographs and graphics; 24 million aerial photographs; 300,000 reels of motion picture film; 400,000 video and sound recordings; and 133 terabytes of electronic data. All of these materials are preserved because they are important to the workings of Government, have long-term research worth, or provide information of value to citizens.

Disclaimer: A work of the U.S. National Archives is "a work prepared by an officer or employee" of the federal government "as part of that person's official duties." In general, under section 105 of the Copyright Act, such works are not entitled to domestic copyright protection under U.S. law and are therefore in the public domain. This website is developed as a part of the world's largest public domain archive, PICRYL.com, and not developed or endorsed by the U.S. National Archives. https://www.picryl.com

Developed by GetArchive, 2015-2020