[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0571]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Here`s all that`s left of the house trailer and belongings of the Jean Louis Wilkey family whose automobile collided with the bus. The trailer was torn free of the car by a bridge railing but was demolished when it smashed into the bridge structure. Mrs. Wilkey and her daughter, Jerry Ruth, were killed in the crash, and Wilkey, driver of the car, is in critical condition in Clinton`s Oklahoma General hospital."

Creator(s): Smith, Robert F.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Blaine County - Hydro
Creation Date: August 7, 1953
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 7, 1953
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Blaine County - Hydro
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 7, 1953
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Here`s all that`s left of the house trailer and belongings of the Jean Louis Wilkey family whose automobile collided with the bus. The trailer was torn free of the car by a bridge railing but was demolished when it smashed into the bridge structure. Mrs. Wilkey and her daughter, Jerry Ruth, were killed in the crash, and Wilkey, driver of the car, is in critical condition in Clinton`s Oklahoma General hospital."

Note:

PublishDate: 8-7-1953 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | U.S | 1953 | newspaper photographs
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0571
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc187192
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image