[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.0727]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The 45th Infantry Division turned its eyes to Texas early Friday Morning as the "advance parties" hit the highways for Fort Hood and the Thunderbirds' first summer camp since Korea. M/Sgt. E. S. Kramer, regimental supply sergeant for the 179th Infantry, points to the road they'll take; that's Maj. H. L. Van Dolsen, regimentals supply officers, standing beside him. The other men, who''l take turns driving the five vehicles in this detachment, are from 179th's Service company, located here in Oklahoma City. The main movement, by rail and … continued below

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Tapscott, George August 7, 1953.

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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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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.0727]
  • Added Title: Advance Parties Hit The Toad For Thunderbird'S Summer Camp

Description

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The 45th Infantry Division turned its eyes to Texas early Friday Morning as the "advance parties" hit the highways for Fort Hood and the Thunderbirds' first summer camp since Korea. M/Sgt. E. S. Kramer, regimental supply sergeant for the 179th Infantry, points to the road they'll take; that's Maj. H. L. Van Dolsen, regimentals supply officers, standing beside him. The other men, who''l take turns driving the five vehicles in this detachment, are from 179th's Service company, located here in Oklahoma City. The main movement, by rail and truck, will start early Sunday morning."

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PublishDate: T-8-7-53

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Advance Parties Hit The Toad For Thunderbird'S Summer Camp", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 7, 1953

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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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  • August 7, 1953

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  • June 15, 2020, 7:12 a.m.

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Tapscott, George. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.0727], photograph, August 7, 1953; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1692767/: accessed September 21, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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