[Photograph 2012.201.B0961.0163]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Sunday Business was good at Atlantic Mills discount house Sunday as indicated by the crowded parking lot. Thousands of customers swarmed to the discount house and other stores remained open in defiance of County Attorney James Harrod's Sunday closing orders, Harrod indicated charges will be filed against Atlantic Mills management and three drug chains for selling "non-essentials." Government Employees Exchange, another discount house remained open but complied with the law to the satisfaction of the county attorney."

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Gumm, John June 26, 1961.

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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 Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Sunday Business was good at Atlantic Mills discount house Sunday as indicated by the crowded parking lot. Thousands of customers swarmed to the discount house and other stores remained open in defiance of County Attorney James Harrod's Sunday closing orders, Harrod indicated charges will be filed against Atlantic Mills management and three drug chains for selling "non-essentials." Government Employees Exchange, another discount house remained open but complied with the law to the satisfaction of the county attorney."

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PublishDate: T-06-26-61

Credit: Oklahoma Times

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  • Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 26, 1961

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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 26, 1961

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  • Dec. 12, 2014, 11:13 p.m.

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Gumm, John. [Photograph 2012.201.B0961.0163], photograph, June 26, 1961; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc472985/: accessed July 25, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.