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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0245]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Police Escape Death as Crash Squashes Patrol Car When this police car rolled over 2-1/2 times Wednesday morning in the 700 block S Western after being hit by another car, the two officers said they were "rattled around like dice in a cup," but somehow escaped injury. Every window but one was broken, and officers D. C. Sharber and W. H. Epperson said they came out of the wrecked car with each others gun in his holster. Only damage was to the officers' clothing, the scout car and the auto driven by Roy Clayton Howison, 22, of 21 SW 27."
Date: December 3, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0252]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Missing Driver Charged After Crash Complaints of reckless driving, destroying city property and leaving the scene of an accident were filed against the driver of this car after he struck the signal light post at Main and Western Thursday morning and then left the scene. John Carroll Marshall, 19, told W. E. Gill, patrolman in the picture, that his car collided with the other car and the driver left the scene while he went to call police. The impact knocked the signal loose and bent the post."
Date: December 4, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0233]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car Play Pickaback in Freak City Accident, A freak accident in the 1200 block SW 25 Tuesday night saw the car that was struck, left, parked at the curbing, wind up on top of the car that struck it, right. The driver of the car, Glen Zennett Boggs, 17, Tinker air force base, was booked by police on complaints of reckless driving and having no driver's license. Dona Johnson, 17, of 536 SW 33, a passenger in Boggs' car, was taken to Hubbard hospital suffering shock and a bruised left leg, Another passenger, Gordon E. Doyle, 18, Tinker field, received a cut on the head. Two other passengers were not injured."
Date: January 9, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0230]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Car Crash Blacks Out City Block: A motorist escaped injury Saturday morning when his auto crashed into a telephone pole in the 1700 block SE 29, snapping the pole near the ground. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. officials said the crash damaged a transformer, and most of the residents in that block were without electric power for two hours before repairs could be made. Officer R. L. Tettleton is shown investigating the accident, He said the car was driven by Dale Lewis Cheek, 22, of 6801 S Genesse."
Date: August 9, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0251]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Two Hurt as Car Chops Down Telephone Pole Two persons were injured in this car early Thursday at NE 13 and Stonewall when it crashed into a telephone pole, clipping it off at the base. The driver of the auto, Kenneth Ray Green, 21, of 1508 SW 46, suffered bruises and abrasions. A passenger, Barbara Delores Hancock, 19, who lives at the YWCA, suffered a severe laceration on her left leg. Both were taken to Mercy hospital for treatment."
Date: September 11, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0828]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Two Killed In Truck-Car Collision Near Konawa Two deaths resulted Sunday night near Konawa when the truck, upper left, driven by Harold Tindall, 31, Tulsa, collided head-on with a car in which V.L. Griswold, 35, Sherman, Texas, and Sam Daniels, 61, Sapulpa, were riding."
Date: May 19, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0244]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This was the scene at NW 30 and Western early Sunday after a crash which killed a city woman and piled this highway patrol car into the stop sign."
Date: February 11, 1952
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0850]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Six-months-old Anice Joy Pike, Wichita, Kan., died in this crash near Ponca City Thursday. A Kansas mother and child of Edmond and an Altus man died Thursday from injuries received on Oklahoma highways. The dead: ANICE JOY PIKE, six months, Wichita. MRS. BARBARA ANN PIKE, 25, Wichita. DOROTHY SMITH, 21, Edmond. JIMMY WAYNE DRIGGERS, 26, Altus."
Date: April 27, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0250]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "It's No Trick, This is for Keeps This may look like a complicated version of an Indian rope trick, but the telephone pole, splintered in half when struck by an auto, is being suspended in air by the telephone wires at the top-not by the one at the bottom. Officers J. D. Citty, left, and V. L. Johnson are shown checking the auto which was driven by John Wheeler Coursey, 35,, of 1925 S Stonewall, when it struck the pole in the 4900 block Classen. Coursey was taken to Mercy hospital and held for observation. He was booked on a charge of reckless driving."
Date: May 24, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0237]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Officers J. W. Rankin, left, and R. D. Brokaw check wrecked convertible. Four persons were injured, two seriously, early Tuesday when a 19 year old sailor swerved his convertible to avoid a head-on collision with a car approaching on the wrong side of the road in the 400 block SW 59. The convertible swerved off the road, into a plowed field and crashes into a ditch. The driver said the other car did not stop. Taken to Mercy hospital were the driver, Delano Hubert Smith, 19, a sailor from Mustang; Cathleen Jane Gallagher, 18, of 3805 NW 14, Logan Ellis Dunbar, 21, Mustang, and Barbara Ann Goodner, 19, of 4717 NW 11. Most seriously injured was Miss Gallagher, who was riding in the front seat of the convertible. She suffered possible fractures of her jaw and left leg and a head injury. Officers J. W. Rankin and R. D. Brokaw said Dunbar was thrown from the back into the front seat and his head struck the windshield when the car smashed into the ditch. He received severe head cuts. Smith and Miss Goodner both suffered minor bruises."
Date: October 28, 1952
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0243]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Another" fender bender" which is costing city motorists an average of $33,000 a week in property damages this year. three persons in this car went to the hospital after it met a truck at NE 5 and Walnut."
Date: September 23, 1952
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0431]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Those guys out there ! Why, They're crazy!"It was the attractive blonde talking, the girl who lives out behind the stage in a trailer at the Oklahoma State Fair."
Date: September 23, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0438]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Rita Cortes is billed as the "Flame of Trinidad, " and star of the Moulin Rouge on the midway at the Oklahoma State Fair."
Date: October 3, 1952
Creator: Hill, Gilbert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0829]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Two Killed In Truck-Car Collision Near Konawa Two deaths resulted Sunday night near Konawa when the truck, upper left, driven by Harold Tindall, 31, Tulsa, collided head-on with a car in which V.L. Griswold, 35, Sherman, Texas, and Sam Daniels, 61, Sapulpa, were riding."
Date: May 19, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0830]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Kitchen Sink, Too, Two persons climbed out of this wreckage 5 1/2 miles east of Guthrie on SH 33 Tuesday without injury."
Date: February 27, 1952
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0545]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Oklahoma`s holiday traffic toll stood at six following the death of a California man Saturday morning in a two-car collision five miles west of Bridgeport on US 66. Other holiday accident victims to Saturday night include two persons drowned in the state and another killed in a hunting accident. More than 50 had been injured by fireworks, traffic or other mishaps. Four Oklahomans were dead as a result of holiday accidents outside the state. The latest traffic victim was Glenn August Taylor, 52, of South Gate, Calif. He was killed when the car he was in collided with another that was attempting a left turn from U.S. 66 onto a side road. Four Others Hurt Injured in the Saturday accident were Taylor`s wife Mrs. Edith Gertrude Taylor, 46, broken right arm and internal injuries and their son, who was driving, Jack Donald Taylor, 26, broken ribs and lacerations on the head. Also injured were Henry Will Allen, 42, Hinton, driver of the other car, suffering from shock, and his cousin, Harold Otto Green, 48, Amarillo, Texas, broken leg and internal injuries. His condition is described as critical. The injured were taken to Weatherford hospital"
Date: January 4, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0233]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "There was quite a bit of damage but no injuries Thursday when a 1938 model panel truck was knocked into the air and landed on a parked car after colliding with another auto."
Date: January 17, 1952
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0408.0439]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Typical of the show are cute girls, cute costumes, and this is Darlene Harrer, Milwaukee, who waits tables in the Monte Carlo Number"
Date: September 14, 1950
Creator: Hill, Gilbert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society