[Photograph 2012.201.B1129.0208]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Wilson School children were still giving R. L. "Uncle Bob" Robards that "it's just too good to be true" look Monday, a whole week after his return to work as policeman and crossing guard for the school at 23rd Street and Walker Ave. He knows each pupil by name, and was laid up for over eight weeks with neuritis. His popularity is evidenced by the big box of cards and letters he received during the down time."

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Creation Information

Shroder, William J., Jr. December 17, 1937.

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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: "Wilson School children were still giving R. L. "Uncle Bob" Robards that "it's just too good to be true" look Monday, a whole week after his return to work as policeman and crossing guard for the school at 23rd Street and Walker Ave. He knows each pupil by name, and was laid up for over eight weeks with neuritis. His popularity is evidenced by the big box of cards and letters he received during the down time."

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PublishDate: T-12-20-37

Credit: Oklahoma Times

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  • Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, December 20, 1937

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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 17, 1937

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  • Sept. 27, 2016, 12:58 p.m.

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Shroder, William J., Jr. [Photograph 2012.201.B1129.0208], photograph, December 17, 1937; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc532995/: accessed October 21, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.