[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0287]

Description:

Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "John Steel Batson, Oklahoma legislator, acting as official representative of Gov. Robert S. Kerr, presents to Staff Sgt. Elmer Morriss, Ringling, a commission as an honorary colonel of the governor's staff. This award was made during the Southern Oklahoma Boxing Tournament in Ardmore. Proceeds from the tourney benefitted the Sgt. Elmer Morriss fund."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Carter County - Ardmore
Creation Date: October 3, 1945
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 3, 1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Carter County - Ardmore
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 3, 1945
Description:

Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "John Steel Batson, Oklahoma legislator, acting as official representative of Gov. Robert S. Kerr, presents to Staff Sgt. Elmer Morriss, Ringling, a commission as an honorary colonel of the governor's staff. This award was made during the Southern Oklahoma Boxing Tournament in Ardmore. Proceeds from the tourney benefitted the Sgt. Elmer Morriss fund."

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Morriss Elmer | Ringling | World War Ii Veteran | (Lost Both Legs | newspaper photographs
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0916.0287
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc473546
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image