[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0234]

Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Tinker Airman Injured as Car Skids Into Underpass, S/Sgt. Elmer O. Swimmer, 30, of 217 NE 4, stationed at Tinker air force base, was seriously injured early Wednesday morning when his car crashed into the side of the S Robinson underpass. Sgt. Swimmer was taken to the base hospital suffering a serious chest injury, a broken right arm and lacerations about the face and head. Photo shows ambulance drivers removing Sgt. Swimmer from his car. The accident occurred on slick pavement shortly after heavy sleet started falling about 4 a. m."

Creator(s): Kaho, C. J.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: January 2, 1952
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 3
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 2, 1952
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
January 2, 1952
Description:

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Tinker Airman Injured as Car Skids Into Underpass, S/Sgt. Elmer O. Swimmer, 30, of 217 NE 4, stationed at Tinker air force base, was seriously injured early Wednesday morning when his car crashed into the side of the S Robinson underpass. Sgt. Swimmer was taken to the base hospital suffering a serious chest injury, a broken right arm and lacerations about the face and head. Photo shows ambulance drivers removing Sgt. Swimmer from his car. The accident occurred on slick pavement shortly after heavy sleet started falling about 4 a. m."

Note:

PublishDate: 1-2-1952

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | City 1952 | Oklahoma City Times photographs
Source: "Tinker Airman Injured As Car Skids Into Underpass", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 01-2-1952
Added Title: Tinker Airman Injured As Car Skids Into Underpass
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0234
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc199019
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image