[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0640]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKLAHOMA SAFETY WEEK WAS HARDLY OVER WHEN THIS CAR, DRIVEN BY MOLINDA EDLINE COX, Midwest City, crashed into the Tinker air force base fence on SE 29 and came to rest at the foot of the huge safety sign. She said she didn't see the stop sign. The car skidded 90 feet straight across the intersection. Tinker officials estimated $125 damage to the fence. There was about $200 damage to the car. Trooper Leo White of the highway patrol issued her a ticket for running the stop sign. The picture was taken by Tinker as a damage record shortly after the accident September 4."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: September 7, 1951
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 11
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 7, 1951
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
September 7, 1951
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKLAHOMA SAFETY WEEK WAS HARDLY OVER WHEN THIS CAR, DRIVEN BY MOLINDA EDLINE COX, Midwest City, crashed into the Tinker air force base fence on SE 29 and came to rest at the foot of the huge safety sign. She said she didn't see the stop sign. The car skidded 90 feet straight across the intersection. Tinker officials estimated $125 damage to the fence. There was about $200 damage to the car. Trooper Leo White of the highway patrol issued her a ticket for running the stop sign. The picture was taken by Tinker as a damage record shortly after the accident September 4."

Note:

PublishDate: 9-7-1951 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | County | Closed | 1950 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Oklahoma Safety Week Was Hardly Over When This Car, Driven By Molinda Edline Cox
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0640
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc190424
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image