[Photograph 2012.201.B1237.0572]

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Caption: "The seven Seymour children, raised on a farm between Pauls Valley and Wynnewood, and left on their own in 1940 after the death of their father, reuniting for the first time since 1942. The children stayed together in the two-room farmhouse, raising themselves and each other, using lessons learned from their father through hard work in farming, and in sports, specifically basketball, and maintaining close relationships. From left, are Scott Seymour, Del City; Betty Eslck, Nashville; Tressie Zumsteg, OKC; Bob Seymour, California; Dorothy Turner, Bethany; Essie Beller, Nashville; and Tex Seymour, Byng."

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Pate, Dave June 12, 1971.

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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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Caption: "The seven Seymour children, raised on a farm between Pauls Valley and Wynnewood, and left on their own in 1940 after the death of their father, reuniting for the first time since 1942. The children stayed together in the two-room farmhouse, raising themselves and each other, using lessons learned from their father through hard work in farming, and in sports, specifically basketball, and maintaining close relationships. From left, are Scott Seymour, Del City; Betty Eslck, Nashville; Tressie Zumsteg, OKC; Bob Seymour, California; Dorothy Turner, Bethany; Essie Beller, Nashville; and Tex Seymour, Byng."

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1 photograph : b&w

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PublishDate: O-06-15-71

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 15, 1971

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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 12, 1971

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Pate, Dave. [Photograph 2012.201.B1237.0572], photograph, June 12, 1971; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc525455/: accessed October 20, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.