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[Photograph 2012.201.B0232.0041]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Santa's helpers, dressed like firemen, put in a busy day Friday as the prepared some 7,000 sacks of candy and fruit for the Mayor's Christmas party at the Municipal Auditorium Saturday at 10 a.m."
Date: December 19, 1958
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0423.0259]

Description: Photograph is of three men, one wearing a military uniform and the other two wearing suits and ties. They are standing around and observing a model jet being held by the man in the military uniform. Caption: "Was given by Col. John T. Fitzwater, left, commander of the Oklahoma City Air Defense Sector, to J. O. Tally Jr., Fayetteville, N. C., president-elect of Kiwanis International, and Jack Grimmett, Pauls Valley-Texas-Oklahoma Kiwanis district governor, when they visited Oklahoma City Air Force Station Monday."
Date: February 22, 1960
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0300.0117]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "If Del City voters approve the new recreation center and storm sewage bond issues, this building will be constructed on city property ."
Date: June 2, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1130]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "CRASH OF SCOOTER SENDS CITY BOY TO HOSPITAL CONDITION CRITICAL-- A 13-year-old boy, passenger on this motor scooter when it crashed into a car at NE 11 and Walnut Monday during a heavy rain, remained in critical condition Tuesday in Mercy hospital. Police said the boy, George David McKinzie, 13, of 1416 NE 28, suffered a severe head injury in the crash. The scooter was being driven by Phillip Lee Carlile, 14, of 1607, NE 29, when it struck the side of an auto driven by Robinson Virgil Homer, 63, of 105 NW 11. Officer said the driver of the motor scooter suffered cuts and bruises and was treated at Mercy hospital."
Date: October 12, 1954
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0625]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Combining architectural lines with musical harmony, the naval aviation cadet choir is shown during its Saturday morning concert on the steps of the state capital."
Date: August 25, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0688]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "IRRESISTIBLE FORCE-in the form of a 12-ton semi-trailer truck met its match early Wednesday when it smashed into an immovable object, a battered concrete railroad overpass on NE 10 east of Eastern."
Date: April 10, 1957
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0290.0125]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Julia Dorr, Billen and Gail Groseclose rehearse a scene from "John Brown's Body," one number of the Dance workshop production."
Date: May 6, 1955
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0319.0431]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Former cityan Zell Eaton, left, and Lincoln park pro U. C. Ferguson talk over old times as both await the opening of the Oklahoma City Open golf tournament at Twin Hills."
Date: September 16, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0135]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Officers and a wrecker crew work to free a driver trapped in his car under this Rock Island Train at S West avenue. Critically injured and with his car crumpled around him, a 33-year-old driver was pinned alive for more than an hour under a Rock Island train west of here Saturday morning. But he died before officers and wrecker crew could free him. The man was identified by his driver license as Donald Joseph Pope. His last address was Ponca City, but it could not be determined immediately if he still lived there. Pope attempted to stop for an agonizing 85 feet before his car struck a baggage car immediately behind the engine of the passenger train."
Date: October 30, 1954
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0224.0624]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Combining architectural lines with musical harmony, the naval aviation cadet choir is shown during its Saturday morning concert on the steps of the state capital."
Date: August 24, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0417.0315]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "On the rack is the composer's score, each page with one line of notes each for 24 instruments. On calligrapher Reginald Fink's drawing board is a hand written part, showing 12 lies of notes fir i instrument."
Date: November 6, 1957
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0789]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Harold Hazeltine Clifford, an Oklahoma City attorney, died late Saturday night of a heart condition in St. Anthony Hospital."
Date: May 26, 1958
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0887]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A TWISTED AND CHARRED MASS of metal remained after this 1955 model auto crashed into the fourth unit of a four-unit diesel engine of the Dallas section of the Santa Fe's Texas Chief Friday at the Memorial road crossing. The driver, A. Poyntz Haskins, Dallas, Texas, insurance man, was thrown out of the car and his body was charred by the blazing auto." STATE TRAFFIC DEATHS 1956 to date, 360; July, 60 1955 to date, 311; July, 48 "An Oklahoma City, insurance man met a fiery death Friday morning when his auto crashed into the engine of the Santa Fe's Texas Chief stream liner at the Memorial road crossing and burst into flames. The victim was identified as A. Poyntz Haskins, 58, of 1232 NE 16. His age was not determined immediately because his driver's license and clothing was charred by the burning wreckage like a giant blow torch. The fatal accident occurred at 9:48 a.m. at the Memorial road crossing west of U. S. 77 --once a "bloody" crossing until the automatic signal system was installed there five years ago. F. L. Tanner, signal maintainer for the Santa Fe at Edmond said it was the first fatality at the crossing since the signal system was installed. Trooper Bob Blackburn said Haskins was traveling west on Memorial road. He had just passed a cemetery and an outdoor sign advertising Baggerley funeral home when his auto skidded 75 feet and smashed into the fourth unit of a 4-unit diesel engine pulling the Dallas section of the Texas Chief. Haskins' charred body was taken to Baggerley funeral home in Edmond. The impact hurled the auto into a metal switch box beside the track. It then knocked down a pole supporting ...
Date: January 27, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0029]

Description: Close-up view of a part of a plane wreckage. The main view may be that of the plane's wing with the main body in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company.
Date: February 23, 1957
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0237.0657]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "HOLDING a crusade of his own in an unlikely place the past six weeks has been Rev. W. E. Cook, chaplain of the local taxi drivers union."
Date: June 5, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0500]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A six-month jail sentence was given Floyd L. Rice left, 57-year-old self-styled doctor and naturopath, Tuesday when he pleaded guilty in common pleas court to a charge of illegal possession of barbiturates."
Date: February 16, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0363.0048]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "For a full start of business next Monday, Don Epperson, district sales manager for TWA here, puts up a sign above, that the airline is flying again ."
Date: December 3, 1958
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0314.0119]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "B. G. Doty; 3224 SW 40, newly-elected president of the Oklahoma Rose society, picks rose plant leaves infected by blackspot. Leaves are placed in a bag for burning."
Date: August 13, 1959
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society