[Photograph 2012.201.B0419.0262]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Maj. Robert Mayhercy holds the crib-basket containing tiny 4-month-old son Jonathan. Saying goodbye are Joan, 6, and Jim, 3. Jonathan and his mother are enroute to Chicago where the family is relocating from Fort Bliss, Texas. While on the trip, on a stopover in Elk City, Jonathon and his mother were severely burned when a bottle warmer in their car caused a fire. The rest of the family will join them in Chicago after Mayhercy and his older children retrieve car in Elk City and say goodbye to the ... continued below

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Killian, Thomas F. December 21, 1953.

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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: [Photograph 2012.201.B0419.0262]
  • Added Title: It'S Heartbreak To Fire Victims

Description

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Maj. Robert Mayhercy holds the crib-basket containing tiny 4-month-old son Jonathan. Saying goodbye are Joan, 6, and Jim, 3. Jonathan and his mother are enroute to Chicago where the family is relocating from Fort Bliss, Texas. While on the trip, on a stopover in Elk City, Jonathon and his mother were severely burned when a bottle warmer in their car caused a fire. The rest of the family will join them in Chicago after Mayhercy and his older children retrieve car in Elk City and say goodbye to the town's many good Samaritans who helped the family in the emergency."

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PublishDate: T-12-22-53

Credit: Oklahoma Times

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  • "It'S Heartbreak To Fire Victims", Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 22, 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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  • December 21, 1953

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  • Nov. 18, 2014, 10:32 a.m.

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Killian, Thomas F. [Photograph 2012.201.B0419.0262], photograph, December 21, 1953; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc409650/: accessed December 15, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.