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[Photograph 2012.201.B0418.0030]

Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A Negro porter, enraged after being told he was fired, shot and killed a hotel operator in a downtown Oklahoma City coffee shop Wednesday night. The victim, Warren Joseph Finn, 48 year old operator of Marquette hotel, Grand and Dewey, was killed instantly. Police said he was shot three times with a .38 caliber revolver."

Creator(s): King, Cliff
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: January 5, 1955
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 5, 1955
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
January 5, 1955
Description:

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A Negro porter, enraged after being told he was fired, shot and killed a hotel operator in a downtown Oklahoma City coffee shop Wednesday night. The victim, Warren Joseph Finn, 48 year old operator of Marquette hotel, Grand and Dewey, was killed instantly. Police said he was shot three times with a .38 caliber revolver."

Note:

PublishDate: 1955-01-06T00:00:00Z

Physical Description:

1 photograph

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Finn. Warren Joseph | City | Marquette Hotel Operator | Murder Victim | newspaper photographs
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0418.0030
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc223274
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image