[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0585]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "STATE TRAFFIC DEATHS 1955 to date, 427; Oct. 17 1954 to date, Oct. 9 Three members of a Texas family were killed and three children critically injured early Thursday when their late-model car sailed 60 feet through the air and crashed into a 15-foot ravine on U.S. 77 4 1/2 miles north of Norman. Dead are: Ira Carl Lampley, 30 Deer Park, Texas. Neva L. Lampley, about 30, his wife. An unidentified woman, about 60, believed to be Mrs. Lampley's mother. Girl reaches Road-- Critically injured were the Lampleys' three children, Joan, 15 Carl, 9, and a girl about 3. They are being transferred to Children's hospital in Oklahoma City from Norman Municipal hospital, where they were first treated."

Creator(s): Peterson, Dick
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: October 7, 1955
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 6
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 7, 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 7, 1955
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "STATE TRAFFIC DEATHS 1955 to date, 427; Oct. 17 1954 to date, Oct. 9 Three members of a Texas family were killed and three children critically injured early Thursday when their late-model car sailed 60 feet through the air and crashed into a 15-foot ravine on U.S. 77 4 1/2 miles north of Norman. Dead are: Ira Carl Lampley, 30 Deer Park, Texas. Neva L. Lampley, about 30, his wife. An unidentified woman, about 60, believed to be Mrs. Lampley's mother. Girl reaches Road-- Critically injured were the Lampleys' three children, Joan, 15 Carl, 9, and a girl about 3. They are being transferred to Children's hospital in Oklahoma City from Norman Municipal hospital, where they were first treated."

Note:

PublishDate: 10-8-1955

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Accidents | Auto | State | 1954-1955 | newspaper photographs
Added Title: Discovery Comes When Teenager Reaches Highway
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0052.0585
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc203537
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image