[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0640]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKLAHOMA SAFETY WEEK WAS HARDLY OVER WHEN THIS CAR, DRIVEN BY MOLINDA EDLINE COX, Midwest City, crashed into the Tinker air force base fence on SE 29 and came to rest at the foot of the huge safety sign. She said she didn't see the stop sign. The car skidded 90 feet straight across the intersection. Tinker officials estimated $125 damage to the fence. There was about $200 damage to the car. Trooper Leo White of the highway patrol issued her a ticket for running the stop sign. … continued below

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Creator: Unknown. September 7, 1951.

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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 35 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0640]
  • Added Title: Oklahoma Safety Week Was Hardly Over When This Car, Driven By Molinda Edline Cox

Description

Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKLAHOMA SAFETY WEEK WAS HARDLY OVER WHEN THIS CAR, DRIVEN BY MOLINDA EDLINE COX, Midwest City, crashed into the Tinker air force base fence on SE 29 and came to rest at the foot of the huge safety sign. She said she didn't see the stop sign. The car skidded 90 feet straight across the intersection. Tinker officials estimated $125 damage to the fence. There was about $200 damage to the car. Trooper Leo White of the highway patrol issued her a ticket for running the stop sign. The picture was taken by Tinker as a damage record shortly after the accident September 4."

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PublishDate: 9-7-1951 Oklahoman

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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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  • September 7, 1951

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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0640], photograph, September 7, 1951; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc190424/: accessed September 27, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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