[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0406]

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Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The Good Book says the rain falls on the just and the unjust, but church-goers at the Riverside Mission wish it would rain on them less often. For the past two months, spring rains have sent streams of water pouring into the old frame church, tucked under the Canadian River Bridge at SW 6 and Pennsylvania, an area commonly known as Community Camp. A leaking roof and sagging ceiling are only two of the problems confronting James Williams, minister of the interdenominational church, a long-time center of community life ... continued below

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Fisher, Don June 4, 1969.

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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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Oklahoma Historical Society

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Description

Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The Good Book says the rain falls on the just and the unjust, but church-goers at the Riverside Mission wish it would rain on them less often. For the past two months, spring rains have sent streams of water pouring into the old frame church, tucked under the Canadian River Bridge at SW 6 and Pennsylvania, an area commonly known as Community Camp. A leaking roof and sagging ceiling are only two of the problems confronting James Williams, minister of the interdenominational church, a long-time center of community life in the camp."

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PublishDate: T-06-07-69

Credit: Oklahoma Times

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  • Oklahoma Times, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 7, 1969

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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 4, 1969

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  • Oct. 27, 2015, 9:53 p.m.

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Fisher, Don. [Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0406], photograph, June 4, 1969; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc756699/: accessed December 16, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.