[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1028]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "No serious injuries were reported after this bus loaded with school children overturned today. Nine Children Slightly Hurt School Bus Overturns A school bus carrying some 45 children overturned on the Broadway extension near NW 50 this morning, but none of the children was seriously injured. One child, Vanessa Golden, 9, was taken from the scene by ambulance to Mercy Hospital where she was treated and released. Eight others were sent to Baptist Hospital for checking after they arrived at the Quail Creek school nurses. A spokesman at ... continued below

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Argo, Jim January 31, 1973.

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "No serious injuries were reported after this bus loaded with school children overturned today. Nine Children Slightly Hurt School Bus Overturns A school bus carrying some 45 children overturned on the Broadway extension near NW 50 this morning, but none of the children was seriously injured. One child, Vanessa Golden, 9, was taken from the scene by ambulance to Mercy Hospital where she was treated and released. Eight others were sent to Baptist Hospital for checking after they arrived at the Quail Creek school nurses. A spokesman at Baptist said none of the children there appeared to be seriously injured. All were later released. The bus owned by School Bus Transportation Co., was carrying first through fourth grade children from the Dewey school attendance area to Quail Creek, where they are assigned for classes under the Finger plan. A spokesman said the children were picked up in the vicinity of NE 30 and Kelly. The bus operated by Sharon Short, 19-year-old Oklahoma City University student, was northbound on Broadway when the accident occurred. Police quoted a witness as saying the right rear tire on the bus blew out and the vehicle started swerving. It struck the center median."

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PublishDate: 1-31-1973 Times

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 01-31-1973

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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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  • January 31, 1973

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Argo, Jim. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1028], photograph, January 31, 1973; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc189237/: accessed September 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.