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[Photograph 2012.201.B0395.0148]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ardell Mesles' job of gardening is better than average for inmates, but still not equal to the freedom they miss. (In 1972, Mesles was oldest inmate in Oklahoma corrections system, at age 82, and the Pardon and Parole Board denied clemency that year, as he served a life sentence for a 1917 murder)"
Date: December 30, 1971
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1282.0516]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Judge Edgar S. Vaught unveils the portrait of the late Joseph B. Thoburn as W. S. Key, right, president of the Oklahoma Historical Society, looks on. For 31 years, Thoburn was active in administrative and research affairs for the society."
Date: April 26, 1956
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1282.0518]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Honor after death has come to the late Joseph B. Thoburn, outstanding state historian. The Oklahoma Historical Society was to pay tribute to him Thursday afternoon at the site of his new grave in Rose Hill Cemetery. For years, his body lay in an unmarked grave."
Date: May 29, 1936
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1282.0514]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "When some Indian hunter took a thrust at a buffalo with his javelin, he did such a good job he couldn't jerk the deeply imbedded weapon out of the animal's backbone. J. B. Thoburn, state historian, is shown with the vertebra and javelin head."
Date: May 29, 1936
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1282.0517]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Judge Edgar S. Vaught, left, and Gen. W. S. Key study the monument they helped to erect to Joseph B. Thoburn, historian. It is in Rose Hill Cemetery."
Date: July 26, 1956
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0231]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lou Costello, comedian, joked on his Thursday night program as usual even though his son, Lou Jr., 1, had drowned a few hours before in the estate swimming pool."
Date: November 5, 1943
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0233]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Comic Lou Costello and Anne, his wife of 21 years, hold the hamburger shaped cake which they and their guests are at the pair's anniversary party last night."
Date: July 21, 1955
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0236]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Some fancy pointing is done by comedian Lou Costello, who gives his daughter Carole, 20, some tips as she prepares for her acting debut."
Date: December 18, 1958
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0239]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Fat, funny, Lou Costello, who with partner Bud Abbott, comprised one of the entertainment world's most successful teams, died Tuesday of his second heart attack in a week."
Date: March 3, 1959
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0227]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lou Costello, left, and Bud Abbott, one of show business' most famous and successful teams, has broken up."
Date: July 14, 1957
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0229]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lou Costello, the chubby comic who died yesterday of a heart attack at age 53, is pictured here in his final film role, completed just last month."
Date: March 4, 1959
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0234]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Lou Costello stars in the role of a meek plumber who falls in love with a glamorous girl, Joyce Jameson, in "Blaze of Glory" on 'The General Electric Theater' Sunday night."
Date: September 16, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0238]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Little Lou Costello Cardinet on and one half year old grandson of comedian Lou Costello is just a bit too young yet for granddad's "Who's on first?" routine, so Lou tries to get some laughs from his namesake with a Davy Crockett horn, only to find little Lou too tough an audience."
Date: October 3, 1955
Creator: INP
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society