[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0215]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This Was a Cadillac Before It Hit a 'Safety Island,' Killing Its Driver. This is what was left of a 1951 Cadillac after it hit a "safety" island early Monday at SE 29 and Eastern. The driver, Urban C. Hawkins, 42, chief petty officer at the Norman navy base, was thrown out of the car and killed to become Oklahoma City's first traffic fatality in 99 days."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: February 14, 1955
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: February 14, 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
February 14, 1955
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This Was a Cadillac Before It Hit a 'Safety Island,' Killing Its Driver. This is what was left of a 1951 Cadillac after it hit a "safety" island early Monday at SE 29 and Eastern. The driver, Urban C. Hawkins, 42, chief petty officer at the Norman navy base, was thrown out of the car and killed to become Oklahoma City's first traffic fatality in 99 days."

Note:

PublishDate: 2-14-1955 Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | County | 1955 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: This Was A Cadillac Before It Hit A 'Safety Island,' Killing Its Driver.
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0215
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc191349
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image