[Photograph 2012.201.B0916.0331]

Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The material thanks - $31,003.81 worth - given by Oklahomans and Texans to this state's most seriously maimed war veteran brought a happy smile to Sgt. Elmer Morriss Sunday as he rode through Ardmore streets to a ceremony in which Governor Kerr presented the money to him. He is shown beside his father, E. L. Morris, and his wife and mother in the back seat. The money will buy the one-time Ringling farm boy and his wife land, a new home and set him up in business."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Carter County - Ardmore
Creation Date: December 17, 1945
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 2
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 17, 1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Carter County - Ardmore
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
December 17, 1945
Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The material thanks - $31,003.81 worth - given by Oklahomans and Texans to this state's most seriously maimed war veteran brought a happy smile to Sgt. Elmer Morriss Sunday as he rode through Ardmore streets to a ceremony in which Governor Kerr presented the money to him. He is shown beside his father, E. L. Morris, and his wife and mother in the back seat. The money will buy the one-time Ringling farm boy and his wife land, a new home and set him up in business."

Note:

PublishDate: T-12-17-45

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Morriss Elmer | Ringling | World War Ii Veteran | (Lost Both Legs | Oklahoma Times photographs
Source: "Morriss Grateful For Two States' Fund", Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 17, 1945
Added Title: Morriss Grateful For Two States' Fund
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0916.0331
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc482812
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image