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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0572]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Six persons lost their lives and 35 were injured early Thursday when this Greyhound bus an automobile sideswiped, locked bumpers then plunged 40 feet into the bottom of Deer creek just west of Hydro, Caddo county, on U. S. 66. This was the picture after rescuers cleared the last of victims from the wreckage. A woman and her 3-year-old daughter, riding in the auto, and four bus passengers were killed in this, one of the state's worst traffic accidents."
Date: August 7, 1953
Creator: Smith, Robert F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0815]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Shaken but unhurt truck driver Bill Elliot of Ryan was helped out of a 'river' of a 1,000 bushels of wheat early Thursday by a passing motorist after he was thrown from the cab of this truck."
Date: November 27, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0413.0148]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Boosters made these deadly rattlers smile for the cameras Monday as they visited Oklahoma City to help publicize the upcoming Rattlesnake Roundup."
Date: April 21, 1958
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0569]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lieut. F. A. Mussen, Clinton highway patrolman, above, inspects the ruins of the house trailer after Thursday morning`s highway catastrophe 1 1/2 miles west of Hydro on U. S. 66. Both vehicles were headed east when they collided."
Date: August 6, 1953
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0036]

Description: Photograph taken during the day of a light personal airplane flipped upside down in a field. Airplane in photograph appears to have a damaged nose and missing propeller. Caption: "Resting after a rough landing at Okeene is the plane in which three were slightly injured."
Date: August 19, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0571]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Here`s all that`s left of the house trailer and belongings of the Jean Louis Wilkey family whose automobile collided with the bus. The trailer was torn free of the car by a bridge railing but was demolished when it smashed into the bridge structure. Mrs. Wilkey and her daughter, Jerry Ruth, were killed in the crash, and Wilkey, driver of the car, is in critical condition in Clinton`s Oklahoma General hospital."
Date: August 7, 1953
Creator: Smith, Robert F.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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