[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0314]

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Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A 35-FOOT PLUNGE off the road and down an embankment Saturday morning resulted in critical injuries for three Cleveland county Indian youths. This 1949 sedan hit an overpass abutment, plunged through a guard rail and catapulted onto the new Inter-state 35 cloverleaf under construction four miles south of Norman, trooper Cy Killian said. Injured were the driver Harvey Lewis Gibson, 20, and two passengers, Donald Lee White, 19, and Lester Polecat, 15, all of route 4, Norman."

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Creator: Unknown. June 1, 1958.

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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. It has been viewed 17 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0314]
  • Added Title: A 35-Foot Plunge

Description

Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A 35-FOOT PLUNGE off the road and down an embankment Saturday morning resulted in critical injuries for three Cleveland county Indian youths. This 1949 sedan hit an overpass abutment, plunged through a guard rail and catapulted onto the new Inter-state 35 cloverleaf under construction four miles south of Norman, trooper Cy Killian said. Injured were the driver Harvey Lewis Gibson, 20, and two passengers, Donald Lee White, 19, and Lester Polecat, 15, all of route 4, Norman."

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PublishDate: 6-1-1953

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "A 35-Foot Plunge", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 06-1-1953

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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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  • June 1, 1958

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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0314], photograph, June 1, 1958; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc219899/: accessed November 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.