[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10238]

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Pushing Rapidly Ahead, workmen at the giant $35 million Western Electric Co. plant going up west of the city are aiming for a new deadline. Originally scheduled for completion by early 1960, the huge plant on Reno between West avenue and Council road is now due to be finished by April 1. General contractors Huber, Hunt & Nichols of Indianapolis have erected an impressive amount of steel since starting work early this year. This picture shows a corner of the western portion of the building, which will contain more … continued below

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Peterson, Dick June 25, 1959.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Pushing Rapidly Ahead, workmen at the giant $35 million Western Electric Co. plant going up west of the city are aiming for a new deadline. Originally scheduled for completion by early 1960, the huge plant on Reno between West avenue and Council road is now due to be finished by April 1. General contractors Huber, Hunt & Nichols of Indianapolis have erected an impressive amount of steel since starting work early this year. This picture shows a corner of the western portion of the building, which will contain more than one million square feet of floor space."

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PublishDate: O-6-26-59

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 26, 1959

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

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  • June 25, 1959

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  • June 15, 2020, 7:12 a.m.

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Peterson, Dick. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10238], photograph, June 25, 1959; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1692305/: accessed September 21, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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