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[Photograph 2012.201.B0231.0205]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma City Council members argued today about the value of having large numbers of citizens appointed to advisory committees for the proposed Central Expressway."
Date: March 11, 1975
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0426]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The Oklahoma County sheriff's Office has been ordered to seize 22,237 shares of capital stock owed by George W. James to satisfy a mortgage debt on the Rio Motor Hotel."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0422]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Less than two years after it was bought by the James hotel family, the 188-room Rio Motor Hotel will be sold at sheriff's auction in October."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1019.0380]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Between the landscaping which helps ease concerns of environmentalists and the distant Santa Ynez mountains is a crude oil processing plant built about 1970, near Carpenteria, Calif., by Phillips Petroleum handling oil from the firm's early wells offshore California."
Date: March 11, 1983
Creator: Nelson, Mary Jo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1017.0717]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Chief architect William Wesley Peters, left, and project site manager Eric Maule survey community hall from a balcony, with "stalactite" lighting fixtures in background."
Date: January 11, 1982
Creator: Nelson, Mary Jo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Clang! Clang! Clang! Went the Trolleys

Description: Orbit Magazine, April 20, 1975 by Mary Jo Nelson. Story of the streetcars in Oklahoma City prior to 1947. Originally three separate lines. Descriptions of the cars and their routes are in the article, along with some pictures. 5 pages, original, published material
Date: 1975
Creator: Nelson, Mary Jo
Partner: Ardmore Public Library

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2540]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A master plan to develop Oklahoma City's airports, at a cost of $67.8 million during the next four years, will be recommeneed early next year to the city's airport trust. It calls for doubling cargo and terminal capacity at Will Rogers World Airport by 1975, to meet and expected 100 per cent increase in both travelers and air freight. The plan was prepared for the Oklahoma City Airport Trust by its engineering consultants, Hudgins-Thompson-Ball & Associates, who made a two-year study of aviation in three counties - Oklahoma, Cleveland and Canadian...Expansion at Will Rogers, Post and Cimarron is outlined in stages to be completed by 1975, 1980, and 1990......Max Westheimer at Norman and Goldsby Airport, both owned by the state, will continue as heavily-used bases for cities in the southern portion of the three-countiy area....Terr Leard, chief aviation engineer for the consultant firm said the ex-"
Date: 1970
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.2227]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "January will see the start of a new major improvement job at Capitol Hill highschool, SW 36 and Walker. Work is scheduled to begin within a few days on a $154,075 project which include paved parking, sidewalks and curbs, drainage and grading, paved access streets and driveways, and storm sewers around the campus buildings, and improvement of a 29-acre tract west of the highschool's new fieldhouse. Rea Engineering Co., consulting firm for the school job, planned the improvements. The engineers' map shows some of the work to be done by areas. Area 1 is a student parking area which will be paved, and will provide space for approximately 600 cars. Mainly for benefit of the students, this area also will be used in evenings by patrons of events at the school fieldhouse and football stadium. Also to be paved are a smaller section (area 2) for faculty and staff members, and area 3, for teachers, and other employees of the vocational shops at the highschool."
Date: 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0713]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "A Crumpled newspaper bag and master carrier's jacket hang limp in a closet. A broken motor scooter has been put out of sight. There's an empty desk in room 304 at Central high school. And a grief-stricken father and mother must decide what they'll do with a steadily growing college fund. These were the tragic reminders Thursday that Jimmy Dutton was not an ordinary boy. He was a hard-working, dependable youth, and he wanted to go to college. JIMMY's dreams of college and a new car were crushed Thursday-as broken as were his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Dutton, the dozens of friends along his paper route and his classmates at Central high school. Fifteen-year-old James William Dutton was buried Thursday afternoon in Memorial cemetery. His parents will take the money collected by friends and use to toward the marker they'll place on their boys grave. Jimmy died Tuesday night when his motor scooter crashed into the side of a taxi-cab at NW 10 and Classen. WEDNESDAY morning, Jimmy's homeroom teacher, Doris Taylor, welcomed her 31 other students for their daily homeroom session in room 304 at Central high school. "I've never seen a more broken group," she said. "They all told me they've never had an experience like this one before." Within one minute, Jimmy's classmates had collected $7 to pay for flowers. Most of the pupils gave their lunch money. Thursday, the group forgot about a Valentine party which was planned, Instead, they made plans to attend in a group their friend's funeral, to be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Guardian funeral home. FOLKS LIVING along Jimmy's paper route in the 2600 block along NW 46, 47, and 49, and along Linn, Detroit and Pate, …
Date: February 14, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1304.0453]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Pert, 6-year-old Terri Lynn Taylor was back this week for a visit to Mercy Hospital-most important place in the world to Terri and her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Taylor."
Date: 1959
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1271.0075]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The latest chapter in the turbulent life of a former Soviet army officer is unfolding in Oklahoma County common pleas court. Russian - born Michael Szasko succeeded in escaping the Iron Curtain at the end of World War II. He survived a Nazi concentration camp, and endured hopeless years in a displaced person camp."
Date: 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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