[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0664]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "FIRE WRECKAGE, A tire blowout resulted in tragedy for the William Kappus family Thursday while traveling on the Turner Turnpike near Chandler. By the time the driver got the vehicle stopped, friction apparently had caused a blaze which quickly engulfed the car and van. No one was injured, and the family, on their way to a new home in Indiana, received cash donations and offers of lodging and food from a number of generous passersby."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Lincoln County - Chandler
Creation Date: April 7, 1978
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 10
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 7, 1978
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Lincoln County - Chandler
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 7, 1978
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "FIRE WRECKAGE, A tire blowout resulted in tragedy for the William Kappus family Thursday while traveling on the Turner Turnpike near Chandler. By the time the driver got the vehicle stopped, friction apparently had caused a blaze which quickly engulfed the car and van. No one was injured, and the family, on their way to a new home in Indiana, received cash donations and offers of lodging and food from a number of generous passersby."

Note:

PublishDate: 4-7-1978 Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | State | 1978 | newspaper photographs
Contributor(s):
Added Title: Fire Wreckage
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0664
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc201983
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image