Toby Morris Photo Collection



1. Charles B. Elliot III in cap and gown. Photo courtesy of Cheyne's Studio of Hampton, Virginia. Photographers and artists - Cheyne's Studio.

2. Pierce Wood. 1959.

3. Alfred Veiermann. NOTE: There is information on this family in the Toby Morris Collection, Topical Series, Box 6, Folder 32. The name is spelled differently as Viermann.

4. Alma Veiermann.

5. Kati Veiermann.

6. Gina Veiermann.

7. Toby Morris (right) shakes hands with an unidentified man during a 1957 visit to Clinton and Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base in 1957.

8. Toby Morris at the Oklahoma State Society picnic in 1957.

9. Toby Morris visits with Air Force officers during a 1957 visit to Clinton and Clinton-Sherman Air Force Base.

10. Toby Morris, Harrington Wimberly, and Floyd Breeding (left to right) at Michael Kirwan's St. Patrick's Day party in 1960.

11. Toby Morris in his office in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Capitol can be seen through the window behind Morris. Negative.

12. Toby Morris calls on U.S. Housing administrator Norman P. Mason to discuss the matter of a Community Facility loan for gas distribution system in Minco, Oklahoma. 1959.

13. Toby Morris stands on the steps of the U.S. Capitol with an unidentified woman.

14. A hard pull is evident as "Big Deuce," burro mascot of the 2nd How. Bn., 2nd Arty. struggles to move the gigantic 280mm gun, assisted by Sfc. Donald W. Wilson. "Deuce" is reminiscent of the old horse drawn artillery days at Fort Sill. Photo courtesy of U.S. Army. November 1958.

15-17. Aerial view of flooding in Kingfisher, Oklahoma. 1949. A note attached indicates "Projects: Kingfisher/Johns Creeks." Photo #17 has a negative. Photo courtesy of E. L. Danley of the Oklahoma Air National Guard.

18-21. State highway bridge over the North Canadian River near Piedmont, Oklahoma showing flooding along the North Canadian following release of water from Canton Reservoir. September 1950.

22-35. Road damage in Caddo County which occurred during the construction of the reservoir. Photos were removed from the Projects: Fort Cobb/Foss Projects (1960) folder.

Photos 36-49 were in a promotional package produced in an attempt to have the Air Force Academy located in Chickasha, Oklahoma.

36. Hangars at Chickasha Municipal Airport. 1952.

37-38. Aerial view of Chickasha Municipal Airport. 1952.

39. Aerial view of Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

40. Four coeds enjoy a Coke at the Student Union at the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

41. Exterior view of the Library at the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

42. Chickasha High School in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

43. Chickasha Daily Express office in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

44. Cars parked outside radio station KWCO in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

45. Exterior view of the New Chickasha Hotel in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

46. Exterior view of the McFarland Hotel in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

47. Chickasha Municipal Stadium in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

48. Chickasha Chiefs play ball in a class D professional baseball park in Chickasha, Oklahoma. 1952.

49. Exterior view of the Washita Theater in Chickasha, Oklahoma. The marquee advertises Fiesta, starring Esther Williams and John Carroll. 1952.

50. House sponsors of the White Fleet proposal grouped in a Capitol hallway around chief sponsors Ed Edmondson (Okla.) and William Bates (mass.) are (left to right as heads appear): Merwin Coad (Iowa), Frank Burke (Ky.), Leo O'Brien (NY), Byron Rogers (Colo.), D. S. Saund (Calif.), Henry Reuss (Wis.), Carl Albert (Okla.), William Natcher (Ky.), Charles Brown (Mo.), John Lindsay (NY), John Saylor (Pa.), John Jarman (Okla.), Toby Morris (Okla.), and Charles Boyle (Ill.). According to House Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Vinson resolutions will probably not be acted on in this session. The idea of a White Fleet to take U.S. aid to needy areas of the world was proposed by Life magazine. Photo courtesy of Life magazine, August 3, 1959.

Photos #51-56 were from the War Assets Administration folder on that agency's efforts in the cleanup of the Woodward, Oklahoma tornado of April 9, 1947.

51. A crane obtained by the War Assets Administration to help clean away the debris in tornado-stricken Woodward is shown in action in the north part of the city, which was hardest hit by the storm of April 9, 1947. Symbolic of the efforts of Woodward citizens to rebuild their damaged city, a small tree at the left, picked clean by the twister, is trying to leaf out again under the watchfulness of a peaceful cloud in the skies.

52. Day's work done, these surplus trucks will rest a few hours in Woodward before resuming the tedious task of cleaning away the rubble left in the path of April 9, 1947's destructive tornado. These trucks were turned over to Woodward for the clean-up job immediately after the storm struck.

53. Graders and trucks of the type shown here are lined up in Woodward after a day's work at clearing streets and hauling away debris. These vehicles were turned over to Woodward's rehabilitation program immediately after a tornado struck the city on April 9, 1947.

54. Surplus barracks at the Woodward Army air field were placed in use as emergency housing immediately after the city's tornado of April 9, 1947, left hundreds of families homeless.

55. Roy Tunnel (right), whose business was demolished by Woodward's tornado of April 9, 1947, shows Director Chester L. Stanley of the Tulsa Regional Office of War Assets Administration how he reestablished his general store in a surplus building at the Woodward Army air field.

56. A surplus bulldozer pushes rubble from a tornado-leveled lot at Woodward into a street where loaders will pile it on trucks for removal. Surplus trucks pressed into service are lined up at the left.

57. Members of the Oklahoma Farmer's Union visit Toby Morris in his Washington, D.C. office. 1956-1957.

Photos #58-70 were removed from the Clinton AFB file in the General Series.

58. Aerial view of the U.S. Naval Air Station in Clinton, Oklahoma.

59. The operations tower with hangars in the background at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

60. A hangar at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

61. The parachute loft with barracks in background at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

62. Aviation storehouse building #304 at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

63. The auditorium and recreation building at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

64. Administration building at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

65. Transportation and fire station building at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

66. The laundry building with the boiler house in the background at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

67. Aviation storehouse building #800 at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

68. Two of four general storage buildings at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

69. Partial view of the dispensary building at the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

70. Entrance to the U.S. Naval Air Station at Clinton, Oklahoma.

71a-b. Photo 71a shows Toby Morris and Girls' Nation representatives Lee Hurst of Ponca City and Robyn Evans of Chickasha. Both girls were in Washington to attend the 13th annual session of Girls' Nation. Photo 71b has Morris and only one of the girls.

72. Unidentified group on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.

73a-b. Toby Morris poses with Ivanette Jones of Stephens College and Linda Jackson in 73a. In 73b, Morris has lunch with Miss Jones and unidentified women. Miss Jones was the daughter of a constituent from Elk City. 1960.

74. Toby Morris poses with a Farmers Union group in February 1957.

75. Toby Morris poses with a group of high school seniors from Sentinel, Oklahoma, on the steps of the U.S. Capitol in June 1957. Class sponsors are: Superintendent and Mrs. C. O. Overstreet, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Jayroe (class parents), Mr. and Mrs. Pete Jayroe, Mrs. Fred Walls, Everett Ousley, Raymond Ridling, and Otto Sudick.

76. Toby Morris poses with a group of high school students from Cache, Oklahoma. 1958.

77. Toby Morris poses with the William Shaner family of Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Photo courtesy of Shaner Studio. 1958.

78. Toby Morris and group seated at a dinner table at the Reserve Officers' dinner. 1958.

79. 4-H Club delegates pause for a photo with Toby Morris on the steps of the U.S. Capitol during a trip to Washington. From the left are Jimmy Quinn and Loretta Bauer, both from Guymon; Morris; Nancy Kunneman from Okarche; and Odell Stratton from Hollis.

80. Toby Morris poses with a group at the Truman Dinner given at the Sheraton Park Hotel. 1958.

81a-b. Two photos of the Fort Cobb dam groundbreaking ceremonies in 1958. Photo 81a shows Robert S. Kerr (holding shovel) and Toby Morris with a group of men. Photo 81b shows Toby Morris speaking at the podium. Photo courtesy of Anadarko Chamber of Commerce.

82. The Oklahoma Society picnic in 1957. Among those shown are Victor Wickersham, Elmer Thomas, and Toby Morris. Photo courtesy of H. T. Garrett.

83a-b. Two photos of a print shop. In photo 83a, Toby Morris is standing behind a podium while a group of men are seated behind him. In photo 83b, a group of people listen to another man who is behind the podium. There are several boxes shown in the photo which are labeled "United States Printing Department." Photo courtesy of Chase Ltd.

84. Fred R. and LaDonna Harris chaperon "Why I Am a Democrat" contest winners on a trip to Washington, D.C. From the left are Sam Hallman of Bristow; Tony Basolo and Linda Allford, both from McAlester; Harris; Toby Morris; Mrs. Harris; Marily Salyer from Lawton; and Daryl Bristow from Norman. At the time, Fred Harris was a state senator in Oklahoma. 1958. One of the photos has note: "Washington, D.C. March 29, '58. To my young distinguished."

85. Toby Morris and an unidentified man and woman pose on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. It appears they were cropped from a larger group shot

86. Series of cartoons on the back of a campaign brochure for Toby Morris, 1958. Neg. only.

87a-k. Eleven photographs from Henry G. Bennett's statement, entitled, "For Reno, Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station." June 1, 1950.

a) - the Headquarters Office building

b) - cattle winter

c) - high grade steers

d) - Brood sows

e) - corrals, working chutes and scale houses

f) - stallion barn and paddock

g) - swine farrowing pin

h) - Fort Reno crop land

i) - sheds and built corrals

j) - farm shop

k) - granaries and large platform scales


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