[2012.201.B0051.0245]

Description

Outline of scorched earth left by the crash of a WWII plane. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "SCORCHED DEBRIS ( inside broken line ) was all that was left of a plywood Mosquito World War II reconnaissance plane that was ditched near Camp Kickapoo, southwest of Oklahoma City Thursday."

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1 photograph : b&w

Creation Information

Cobb, Richard July 26, 1956.

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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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  • Main Title: [2012.201.B0051.0245]
  • Added Title: Scorched Debris

Description

Outline of scorched earth left by the crash of a WWII plane. Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "SCORCHED DEBRIS ( inside broken line ) was all that was left of a plywood Mosquito World War II reconnaissance plane that was ditched near Camp Kickapoo, southwest of Oklahoma City Thursday."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: 07-27-1956 Oklahoman

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • The Oklahoman: July 27, 1956

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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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  • July 26, 1956

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  • Oct. 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.

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  • Jan. 5, 2014, 6:51 p.m.

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Cobb, Richard. [2012.201.B0051.0245], photograph, July 26, 1956; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc193831/: accessed November 17, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.