[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0308] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0308]
  • Added Title Jammed Atop A Traffic Island


  • Photographer: Mitchell, George T.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1953-12-04


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "-Photo by George Mitchell. JAMMED ATOP A TRAFFIC ISLAND,this automobile driven by David Hugh Coofey, 39, of 1801 NE 18, halted traffic at NW 6 and Classen Monday while police accident investigators called an ambulance and sent Coffey to Mercy hospital. The Driver suffered a fractured pelvis and internal injuries. His car skidded into the island after a collision with an automobile driven by Conner H. Roy Burton, 61, of 1300 NE 50. Burton was charged with failure to yield the right of way."
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Journalism
  • Keyword: Accidents
  • Keyword: Auto
  • Keyword: City 1953
  • Keyword: Daily Oklahoman photographs
  • OPUBCO folder structure: ACCIDENTS / AUTO / CITY 1953

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Oklahoma - Oklahoma County - Oklahoma City
  • Coverage Date: 1953-12-04
  • Time Period: mod-tim


  • Newspaper: "Jammed Atop A Traffic Island", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 12-15-1953


  • Name: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection
    Code: OKPCP


  • Name: Oklahoma Historical Society
    Code: OKHS

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: 2012.201.B0052.0308
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc192183


  • Display Note: PublishDate: 12-15-1953
  • Display Note: Credit: Daily Oklahoman