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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1141]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lives of four men endangered Thursday noon when the crown and traveling blocks of the oil derrick on which they were working pulled loose and fell to the derrick floor at the Travis Petroleum Co.'s Lucas No. 3 well, Northeast Fourth street and Eastern avenue. The crew was pulling pipe when the crash came. The crew--pictured in the lower photo--included Harold Griffin, 22 years old, 2800 Northeast Tenth street; his brother, Glenn Griffin, 21 years old, same address; Emory Walters, 42 years old, 1105 Northeast Tenth street. All were working on a platform about 15 feet above the derrick floor. They heard the noise as the crown block and traveling block pulled loose from the top of the derrick and jumped clear, to the ground as the two huge pulley blocks, weighting several hundred pounds, crashed. The derrick floor was shattered, as shown in the upper picture."
Date: February 4, 1937
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1138]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This pile of debris in the sunken garden of the statehouse was all that was left Thursday of an oil derrick which collapsed during the lunch exodus of capitol office workers. The well is (was) the No. 10 Capital of the Sunray Oil Co. A "deadman" holding a pulley block which suspended 6,500 feet of rod in the well gave way, throwing an uneven weight suddenly on the derrick structure causing it to crumple."
Date: August 12, 1937
Creator: Hughes, William J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1213.0103]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A lot of good, rich Oklahoma soil was planted on Oklahoma City's Main street Wednesday in the worst "duster" since April 10, 1935."
Date: March 24, 1937
Creator: Hart, Alphia O.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B2000.0251]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Off for the land where bananas grow on trees instead of in grocery stores, these 70 Oklahoma posed in front of their special Rock Island train Monday before departing on a two-week tropical tour sponsored by the Farmer-Stockman."
Date: March 2, 1936
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B2000.0252]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Happy smiles and envy were mixed liberally Friday morning as 117 Oklahomans began a tour of the northwestern United States and Alaska which will end August 18."
Date: July 30, 1937
Creator: Hughes, William J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0441]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "DEATH TRAP--Pinned in a coupe overturned in four feet of water in Lake Overholser bypass, two Oklahoma City high school students were drowned Friday night. They were in the water 45 minutes before firemen arrived, pulled the car 20 feet to the shore and extricated them. Here is the wrecked auto as it was pulled to the bank, and inset is a photo of Jennie Lee Heller, 15 years old, one of the victims."
Date: February 5, 1937
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0439]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Scene of accident when car driven by Jack Jackson that plunged into Lake Overholser, killing Jennie Lee Heller and Phillip Le Vite."
Date: February 5, 1937
Creator: Shroder, William J., Jr.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0440]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car driven by Jack Jackson that plunged into Lake Overholser, killing Jennie Lee Heller and Phillip Le Vite."
Date: February 5, 1937
Creator: Shroder, William J., Jr.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0318]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "While John Montgomery , left, night attendant at the "Bus" Buser filling station, Northwest Twenty-third and Robinson avenue, was in a drug store next door at 2:30 a. m. Friday, someone threw two brickbats through three window panes in the station."
Date: 1937
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society