[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0020]

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Car Hits Church, 3 Injured. An Oklahoma City grocer, Carl A. Rhoads, 57, was critically hurt when his car plunged into the Great Shiloh Baptist church here Monday after going out of control in a freak accident. Carl A. Rhoads, 57-year-old Oklahoma City grocer, was in a critical condition in St. Anthony hospital Monday after a freak accident in which his automobile crashed into a church at NE 10 and Lindsay. Rhoads, who lives at 425 SW 50, and operates a grocery store at 2407 S Central, suffered ... continued below

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Gumm, John August 19, 1958.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0020]
  • Added Title: Car Hits Church, 3 Injured

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Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Car Hits Church, 3 Injured. An Oklahoma City grocer, Carl A. Rhoads, 57, was critically hurt when his car plunged into the Great Shiloh Baptist church here Monday after going out of control in a freak accident. Carl A. Rhoads, 57-year-old Oklahoma City grocer, was in a critical condition in St. Anthony hospital Monday after a freak accident in which his automobile crashed into a church at NE 10 and Lindsay. Rhoads, who lives at 425 SW 50, and operates a grocery store at 2407 S Central, suffered a fractured skull and internal injuries. a passenger in his automobile, Jack Daniel Webb Jr., 36 of 113 NE 5, suffered head injuries. A large section of skin was cut from his forehead above his left eye. Police Accident Investigators Bill Lewellen and C.L. Posey said the Rhoads car went out of control after it was side-swiped by a vehicle driven by Mrs. Carlean R. Sharp, 51 of 3038 NE 19, in the 1000 block on N Lindsay. The Rhoads car plunged through a section of the Great Shiloh Baptist church at 636 NE 10, the officers said. Mrs. Sharp also was taken to St. Anthony hospital. Physicians sad they were not able immediately to establish the extent of her injuries."

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PublishDate: 8-19-1958 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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Gumm, John. [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0020], photograph, August 19, 1958; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc203594/: accessed July 22, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.