[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0133]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "TWO DAYS AND NIGHTS without sleep caused this accident early Tuesday in the 1400 block E Reno. Paratrooper Virgil G. England jr., Fort Kimball, Ky., en route to his parents' home in Chilocco, escaped serious injury when he fell asleep at the wheel and his auto struck a concrete culvert, overturned and landed on its top in a ditch: Cut and bruised, he crawled from the wreckage, shown being checked by Lieut. T. J. Wilson and another officer. England went to Tinker air force base hospital for a physical checkup."

Creator(s): Kaho, C. J.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: July 24, 1956
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 24, 1956
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
July 24, 1956
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "TWO DAYS AND NIGHTS without sleep caused this accident early Tuesday in the 1400 block E Reno. Paratrooper Virgil G. England jr., Fort Kimball, Ky., en route to his parents' home in Chilocco, escaped serious injury when he fell asleep at the wheel and his auto struck a concrete culvert, overturned and landed on its top in a ditch: Cut and bruised, he crawled from the wreckage, shown being checked by Lieut. T. J. Wilson and another officer. England went to Tinker air force base hospital for a physical checkup."

Note:

PublishDate: 7-24-1956

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City 1956 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Two Days And Nights", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 07-24-1956
Added Title: Two Days And Nights
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0133
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc192973
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image