[Photograph 2012.201.B0316.0475]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A state prosecutor asked Monday that a 17-year-old slaying suspect, Edwin Lavern Droke, be put to death in the electric chair for the alleged slaying of a taxicab driver last summer. The request was made as Droke went to trial in district court on a charge of murdering Willard Washington West, a driver for Yellow cab Co."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: August 29, 1968
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 29, 1968
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 29, 1968
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A state prosecutor asked Monday that a 17-year-old slaying suspect, Edwin Lavern Droke, be put to death in the electric chair for the alleged slaying of a taxicab driver last summer. The request was made as Droke went to trial in district court on a charge of murdering Willard Washington West, a driver for Yellow cab Co."

Note:

PublishDate: T-10-07-68

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Droke, Edwin Lavern | City Slaying Suspect | Oklahoma Times photographs
Source: Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 10-07-68
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0316.0475
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc196470
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image