[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1031]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Girl was injured in this bus. Another picture on Page 2. Two bus loads of school kids from Graham High School got more than they bargained for Friday in their planned visit to the State Fair of Oklahoma. The two buses were in a rear-end collision on the Draper Expressway near the Agnew Ave. exit about a mile from the fairgrounds. The collision sent a Graham girl to St. Anthony Hospital for treatment of minor cuts and bruises. It occurred as three Graham buses carrying 120 students and six teachers were awaiting to exit to May Ave. The third bus driven by a Graham driver education teacher, was not involved in the accident. Injured was Peggy Shannon, 17, a Graham junior who was thrown from her seat near the driver, She suffered cuts on her foot."

Creator(s): Wood, Tony
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: September 27, 1968
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 4
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 27, 1968
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
September 27, 1968
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Girl was injured in this bus. Another picture on Page 2. Two bus loads of school kids from Graham High School got more than they bargained for Friday in their planned visit to the State Fair of Oklahoma. The two buses were in a rear-end collision on the Draper Expressway near the Agnew Ave. exit about a mile from the fairgrounds. The collision sent a Graham girl to St. Anthony Hospital for treatment of minor cuts and bruises. It occurred as three Graham buses carrying 120 students and six teachers were awaiting to exit to May Ave. The third bus driven by a Graham driver education teacher, was not involved in the accident. Injured was Peggy Shannon, 17, a Graham junior who was thrown from her seat near the driver, She suffered cuts on her foot."

Note:

PublishDate: 9-27-1968 Times

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Bus | City | 1968 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Girl Was Injured In This Bus", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 09-27-1968
Added Title: Girl Was Injured In This Bus
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.1031
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc193566
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image