[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10613]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Elegance and Intellect, beauty and science, are combined in the color and excitement that make Oklahoma's Semi-Centennial anniversary Exposition on NW 10. One piece of evidence is this former livestock building transformed with 51,000 square feet of beige carpet and 21,000 yards of jewel color draperty into the swank General Motors buildings. Bill Clark, 2919 NW 48, discusses one of the cars with Eileen Moran, a New Jersey girl who came here as one of the GM fashion models. Six "dream" cars of experimental designs and an $85,000 … continued below

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Cobb, Richard June 14, 1957.

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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. It has been viewed 12 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Elegance and Intellect, beauty and science, are combined in the color and excitement that make Oklahoma's Semi-Centennial anniversary Exposition on NW 10. One piece of evidence is this former livestock building transformed with 51,000 square feet of beige carpet and 21,000 yards of jewel color draperty into the swank General Motors buildings. Bill Clark, 2919 NW 48, discusses one of the cars with Eileen Moran, a New Jersey girl who came here as one of the GM fashion models. Six "dream" cars of experimental designs and an $85,000 Cadillac are part of the 40-cars, nine-trucks vehicle exhibit. Three 1957 kichens and a science show are some of the other GM attractions."

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PublishDate: T-6-15-57

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 15, 1957

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

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  • June 14, 1957

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  • June 15, 2020, 7:12 a.m.

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Cobb, Richard. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.10613], photograph, June 14, 1957; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1692431/: accessed September 19, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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