[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0410]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Death Dive. Wallace Dean Blair, 21-year-old Pontotoc county rancher, was killed early Saturday morning when his car ran off SH 18, two miles north of Asher, hurtled 60 feet through the air and landed at the bottom of a 30-foot embankment. Highway patrolmen said Blair apparently had gone to sleep. His body was not discovered until seven hours later. The victim, a recent graduate of Oklahoma A&M college is the son of Lester Blair, former president of the Oklahoma Hereford Breeders association."

Creator(s): Tipton, Ray
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: Unknown
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
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Total Uses: 10
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
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Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Death Dive. Wallace Dean Blair, 21-year-old Pontotoc county rancher, was killed early Saturday morning when his car ran off SH 18, two miles north of Asher, hurtled 60 feet through the air and landed at the bottom of a 30-foot embankment. Highway patrolmen said Blair apparently had gone to sleep. His body was not discovered until seven hours later. The victim, a recent graduate of Oklahoma A&M college is the son of Lester Blair, former president of the Oklahoma Hereford Breeders association."

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PublishDate: 4-30-1950 Oklahoman

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Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City | 1951 | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: "Death Dive", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Added Title: Death Dive
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0410
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc191456
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image