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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1101]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Here's Ironhead Tex West, handkerchief serving as a dust mask, veteran Dallas midget driver who was pinned in his car along the west rail at Taft stadium Monday night after a crash that sent him to the hospital and stopped the scheduled 30-lap summer sweepstakes after 18 laps. The fortunate West escaped with a burned arm and a dislocated toe, but welding torches were needed to cut him out of the wreckage of the crumpled $7,000 Offenhauser. He was released from Oklahoma City General hospital after treatment Monday night."
Date: July 14, 1947
Creator: East, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1100]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "This is the rollover from which Don Brown emerged with both jaws broken. He'll drive at Taft stadium again Monday for the first time since the accident."
Date: July 14, 1947
Creator: Cox, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1103]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "George Cook (with goggles around neck) gets youthful condolences after wrecking his midget race car against the fence at Taft stadium Monday night, after striking Angelo Howerton's car. Note that right front wheel."
Date: June 11, 1947
Creator: Pash, Oral M.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0855]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "T. M. Hensley, 48, Binger, was near death in an Anadarko hospital Tuesday after he leaped or was thrown out of his pickup truck when it crashed through a bridge rail and overturned one mile north of Anadarko on SH 8 Monday night."
Date: December 9, 1947
Creator: Culver, Harry
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0846]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "L. J. Gordon, Edwardsville, Ill., was burned to death when his truck burst into flames after plunging over an embankment 10 miles north of McAlester on U.S. 69. Highway patrolman said Gordon attempted to pass a car when a front tire blew out, causing the truck to plunge down an eight foot embankment."
Date: April 7, 1947
Creator: Cowan, Howard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0850]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A Heavy truck and 450 cases of beer were reduced to smoldering ruins shortly before midnight Monday when the carrier driven by Austin Stephen, route 5, Oklahoma City, crashed over a railing on Newcastle bridge on US 62. The truck driver, show said he went to sleep while at the wheel, was not seriously injured."
Date: September 15, 1947
Creator: Meek
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0356]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma City Real Estate board members had their fun Wednesday night kidding the great and near great of Oklahoma, at the group's tenth annual gridiron dinner."
Date: January 22, 1947
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0363]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A highlight of the show was this scene from the second act, with the "Flying L Ranch Quartet" singing a parody on "Hereford Heaven."
Date: January 22, 1947
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0355]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Traveling Bob and Mrs. Kerr were surprised at the door by bellhop Clarence Achgill who appeared with luggage, ready for any sudden change of plans."
Date: January 24, 1947
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0359]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Last year's four major gubernatorial candidates were in the audience Friday night when these four converted politicians took picks on them at the revived Gridiron show, staged for state editors and other invited guests."
Date: January 22, 1947
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1100.0099]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Oh, my achin' back! Seems to be the making for Curtis Green, Garden city, Kan., as this steer unloads him."
Date: March 1, 1947
Creator: Stryer, John A.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society