[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0314]

Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sgt. Elmer J. Morriss of Ringling, Okla., works diligently at McCloskey General Hospital, Temple, Texas, on an almost completed hand-tooled, hand-laced leather bag for his wife, Velma Lee. Sgt. Morriss lost both legs, his right arm, the index finger on his left hand, and the sight of his right eye in the Battle of the Bulge in Europe."

Creator(s): U. S. Signal Corps
Location(s): United States - Texas - Bell County - Temple
Creation Date: October 30, 1945
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 30, 1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Bell County - Temple
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
October 30, 1945
Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sgt. Elmer J. Morriss of Ringling, Okla., works diligently at McCloskey General Hospital, Temple, Texas, on an almost completed hand-tooled, hand-laced leather bag for his wife, Velma Lee. Sgt. Morriss lost both legs, his right arm, the index finger on his left hand, and the sight of his right eye in the Battle of the Bulge in Europe."

Note:

PublishDate: O-10-30-45

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Morriss Elmer | Ringling | World War Ii Veteran | (Lost Both Legs | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: "Hero Tools Purse", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October 30, 1945
Added Title: Hero Tools Purse
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0916.0314
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc477444
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image