[Photograph 2012.201.B1215.0063]

Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "When C. D. Hendricks learned the storm was headed toward his barrack's home at the University north campus, he gathered his wife and two children to find a safer place. But it was too late. They had time to only lie down near the bed before the walls collapsed around them. Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks managed to protect the two young children with their bodies. Luckily all escaped injury. Hendricks grabbed a piggy bank containing $30 just before the apartment was hit. Here Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks survey the wreckage with Riley Wilson."

Creator(s): Killian, Thomas F.
Location(s): United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Creation Date: April 30, 1949
Collection(s):
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 0
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: April 30, 1949
Coverage:
Place
United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
April 30, 1949
Description:

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "When C. D. Hendricks learned the storm was headed toward his barrack's home at the University north campus, he gathered his wife and two children to find a safer place. But it was too late. They had time to only lie down near the bed before the walls collapsed around them. Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks managed to protect the two young children with their bodies. Luckily all escaped injury. Hendricks grabbed a piggy bank containing $30 just before the apartment was hit. Here Mr. and Mrs. Hendricks survey the wreckage with Riley Wilson."

Note:

PublishDate: O-05-02-49

Note:

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

Physical Description:

1 photograph

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Storms | Tornadoes | State | Misc. | 1928,1930,1934,1935,1937,1939,1942,1945,1947,1948,1949,1951 | Caney | Clinton | Cresent School (Neer Meeker) | Gould | Wetumka | Wister | Colony | Corn | Pryor | Daily Oklahoman photographs
Source: "Piggy Bank Saved", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 2, 1949
Added Title: Piggy Bank Saved
Partner:
Oklahoma Historical Society
Collection:
Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 2012.201.B1215.0063
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc600267
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image