[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0186]

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An assist for Santa Claus came Monday from the 8th rifle company marine corps reserve, a group of city theater owners, and Gov. Murray. December 18 was proclaimed "Toys for Tots" Day, as part of the rifle company's program for underprivileged children. The theater owners will admit children to special movies that day, with the admission fee to be one toy. On hand as the governor signed the proclamation were, from left, R. Lewis Barton, Hubert Huddleston, Gov. Murray, Dean Davis, Sgt. John Pack, 8th rifle co., and Gordon ... continued below

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Lucas, Jim December 13, 1954.

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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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Description

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "An assist for Santa Claus came Monday from the 8th rifle company marine corps reserve, a group of city theater owners, and Gov. Murray. December 18 was proclaimed "Toys for Tots" Day, as part of the rifle company's program for underprivileged children. The theater owners will admit children to special movies that day, with the admission fee to be one toy. On hand as the governor signed the proclamation were, from left, R. Lewis Barton, Hubert Huddleston, Gov. Murray, Dean Davis, Sgt. John Pack, 8th rifle co., and Gordon Leonard."

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PublishDate: O-12-14-54

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 14, 1954

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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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  • December 13, 1954

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Lucas, Jim. [Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0186], photograph, December 13, 1954; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc408179/: accessed October 17, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.