[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0640]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "While 200 spectators looked on, an Oklahoma city driver walked the thin ice surface of Belle Isle Lake Thursday-then suddenly broke the crust and disappeared into the freezing water."

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Park, Joe February 9, 1961.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by 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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Oklahoma Historical Society

In 1893, members of the Oklahoma Territory Press Association formed the Oklahoma Historical Society to keep a detailed record of Oklahoma history and preserve it for future generations. The Oklahoma History Center opened in 2005, and operates in Oklahoma City.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0640]
  • Added Title: Skin-Diver Rudy Edwards Goes Fishing For A Molasses Truck.

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "While 200 spectators looked on, an Oklahoma city driver walked the thin ice surface of Belle Isle Lake Thursday-then suddenly broke the crust and disappeared into the freezing water."

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PublishDate: 2-9-1961 Times

Credit: Oklahoma City Times

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  • "Skin-Diver Rudy Edwards Goes Fishing For A Molasses Truck.", Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 02-9-1961

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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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  • February 9, 1961

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Dec. 4, 2013, 7:14 p.m.

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Park, Joe. [Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0640], photograph, February 9, 1961; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc189343/: accessed September 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.