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[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0177]

Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "David Kent Beals, 17, of 1408 Camden Way, Wednesday became the first teenager to be named "Driver of the Day." Beals, a Casady School senior, was named by motorcycle policeman John J. Byrd after the youth pulled over on north Classen as a funeral procession drove by ... out of 20 or 30 drivers who passed, he was the only one to signal properly, pull over properly, and wait until the procession completely passed. John McManus, police traffic captain at left, presents Beals with his certificate."

Creator(s): Tapscott, George
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: April 2, 1954
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 1
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 2, 1954
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 2, 1954
Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "David Kent Beals, 17, of 1408 Camden Way, Wednesday became the first teenager to be named "Driver of the Day." Beals, a Casady School senior, was named by motorcycle policeman John J. Byrd after the youth pulled over on north Classen as a funeral procession drove by ... out of 20 or 30 drivers who passed, he was the only one to signal properly, pull over properly, and wait until the procession completely passed. John McManus, police traffic captain at left, presents Beals with his certificate."

Note:

PublishDate: T-04-07-54

Note:

Credit: Oklahoma Times

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Mc Manus John Howard (Lieut) | City | U S Army Air Corps | City Police | Oklahoma Times photographs
Source: "Courteous Young Driver Wins Award", Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, April 7, 1954
Added Title: Courteous Young Driver Wins Award
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B0424B.0177
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc483904
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image