[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.5420]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Accustomed to a four-day work week, the legislature was working on Friday for the first time this session in an attempt to "clear the deck" for sine die adjournment next Tuesday or Wednesday. This picture shows the house members in action. Speaker B. E. Bill Harkey has the house backing in his stand against a night windup. He said if the house desk isn't clear by 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. Tuesday, it will adjourn until Wednesday for the final gavel."

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Lucas, Jim May 13, 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. 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: "Accustomed to a four-day work week, the legislature was working on Friday for the first time this session in an attempt to "clear the deck" for sine die adjournment next Tuesday or Wednesday. This picture shows the house members in action. Speaker B. E. Bill Harkey has the house backing in his stand against a night windup. He said if the house desk isn't clear by 5 p.m. or 6 p.m. Tuesday, it will adjourn until Wednesday for the final gavel."

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PublishDate: T-5-24-57

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 24, 1957

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Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection

The Oklahoma Publishing Company, the parent company of many prominent Oklahoma newspapers, amassed a significant collection of photographs that span more than a century. The wide variety of photographs accompanied stories in the newspapers.

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  • May 13, 1957

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  • June 15, 2020, 7:12 a.m.

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Lucas, Jim. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.5420], photograph, May 13, 1957; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1692696/: accessed September 28, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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