[Photograph 2012.201.B1329.0692]

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Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh Jr., left, decorates Gen. John W. Vessey Jr., with the Distinguished Service Medal during ceremonies honoring Vessey, who is departing his position as Vice Chief of Staff for the the Army."

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Associated Press June 18, 1982.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the 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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Oklahoma Historical Society

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  • Main Title: [Photograph 2012.201.B1329.0692]
  • Added Title: Award Presentation

Description

Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh Jr., left, decorates Gen. John W. Vessey Jr., with the Distinguished Service Medal during ceremonies honoring Vessey, who is departing his position as Vice Chief of Staff for the the Army."

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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 18, 1982

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  • June 22, 2015, 11:58 a.m.

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  • Sept. 23, 2016, 2:14 p.m.

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Associated Press. [Photograph 2012.201.B1329.0692], photograph, June 18, 1982; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc652625/: accessed August 5, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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