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[Photograph 2012.201.B1295.0445]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Amish farmer Melvin Troyer draws more than a few curious looks when he takes his wagon out for a ride along State Highway 48 near Clarita in southeastern Oklahoma."
Date: April 30, 1981
Creator: Cook
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1123]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Viewing fatal motorcycle wreck are Muskogee police officer George Abel, left, and Highway Patrol Trooper Ronald James. FUNERAL SERVICES PENDING FOR ED EDMONDSON'S SON--MUSKOGEE -- Funeral services are pending for John Martin "Tad" Edmondson, 22-year-old son of U.S. Rep. and Mrs. Ed Edmondson, who was killed early Friday when his motorcycle veered off a road in Muskogee and plunged through a wire fence. The victim's fiancee, Miss Verna Elizabeth Winburn, 21 who was riding with him, remained in serious condition at Muskogee General Hospital after undergoing surgery. Edmondson was scheduled to be married to the Muskogee school teacher later this month. Both had graduated from Northeastern State College in Tahlequah last fall. Young Edmondson had been assisting in his father's campaign for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, while his fiancee taught in a Muskogee junior high school. Police said the accident which killed Edmondson and injured his fiancee happened just after midnight, but the couple lay un-noticed until shortly before 6 a. m. Officials say Edmondson apparently died shortly after the accident of head and neck injuries. Miss Winburn suffered multiple injuries. Police said Miss Winburn was able to tell them only the approximate time of the accident. There were no skid marks, indicating the motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve on the access road. A passing motorist discovered the accident almost 5 hours later. Officers said the motorcycle landed in a low area between the turnpike and the access road which was difficult to see. For the Edmondson family, it was the second tragedy since last fall. The veteran congressman's brother, former Oklahoma Gov. J. Howard Edmondson died last November. Congressman Edmondson, who had been campaigning about the state in his race for the Senate, was at ...
Date: June 10, 1972
Creator: Cook, Katherine
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0262.0485]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Remains of an early 1800s vintage log cabin that have been donated to the Muskogee county Historical Society by Dr. R. W. Nicholson are being reconstructed piece by piece near Fort Gibson."
Date: November 14, 1977
Creator: Cook, Katherine
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0410B.0100]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "SCHEDULED DEDICATION of the new federal building in Muskogee Friday at 9:30 a.m. will consolidate government operations which have been located in other federal buildings and leased space throughout the city."
Date: May 13, 1976
Creator: Cook, Katherine
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society