[Photograph 2012.201.B1132.0451]

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Kenneth Robison, Oklahoma City's most recent leukemia victim, died in St. Anthony Hospital at noon Tuesday. With his passing went the hopes that a cure had been discovered for acute leukemia. Here, he is shown praying in a local chapel with his wife 10 days ago, as some hope had been found for the ailing 27-year-old local family man."

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Cobb, Richard February 10, 1950.

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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.B1132.0451]
  • Added Title: Newborn Leukemia Hope Turns To Ashes

Description

Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Kenneth Robison, Oklahoma City's most recent leukemia victim, died in St. Anthony Hospital at noon Tuesday. With his passing went the hopes that a cure had been discovered for acute leukemia. Here, he is shown praying in a local chapel with his wife 10 days ago, as some hope had been found for the ailing 27-year-old local family man."

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PublishDate: O-02-22-50

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • "Newborn Leukemia Hope Turns To Ashes", Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, February 22, 1950

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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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  • February 10, 1950

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  • June 1, 2015, 10:10 p.m.

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Cobb, Richard. [Photograph 2012.201.B1132.0451], photograph, February 10, 1950; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc534460/: accessed October 18, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.