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[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0293]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The stage Version of Oklahoma Gov. Raymond Gray Threw a regular hissy during the Oklahoma City Gridiron club show Friday night when he saw the Saturday Evening Post Article former Gov. Johnston Murray authored."
Date: February 1, 1956
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0840]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Charles Oscar Cherry, 21 year old Bethany truck driver, died Thursday when his loaded gasoline truck went out of control and overturned near Okemah. The accident happened about 8:30 AM on U.S. 62. Cherry was employed by the Gilmore & Kirk Oil Co."
Date: July 12, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0839]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "DRIVER ESCAPED INJURY in this accident of a semi-trailer truck in a crash north of Drummond, in Garfield county, about 2 AM Thursday. Jerry Allen Abbott, 24, of route 2, Fairview, said the wind blew him off course."
Date: September 6, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0155]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "THE DRIVER WALKED AWAY with only minor bruises after his car tangled with the Byers street bridge Monday. Driver James Andrew Ray, 30, of 1529 NE 15, was thrown out as the car slammed through the bridge approach , snapped a telephone pole and overturned in a ditch. Note broken post resting atop the wreckage. Ray was cited for reckless driving."
Date: May 7, 1956
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0026]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Store Rocked, Women Hurt By Wild Car. A parked car suddenly started off in reverse in downtown Oklahoma City Friday, ran wild a half block before crashing through a plate glass window at Katz drugstore, Main and Robinson. Two women were hurt, neither believed to be seriously, police reported. They were identified as Mrs. Louise Doyle Clark, 48, 2712 Cashion place, and her mother-in-law, Mrs. Eunice Clark, 79, Arlington, Texas. Both were taken to Mercy hospital with cuts and bruises. Police said the careening car narrowly missed several pedestrians when it jumped a curb and crossed the sidewalk. No one in the drugstore was injured, although merchandising counters were blown over. Mrs. Clark told police she parked in front of the State theater to let some passengers out of the car. She said she left the car's motor running. She said she asked her mother-in-law to get in the car from the driver's side. As the elder Mrs. Clark slid over under the steering wheel, police said, she accidentally touched the gear shift, throwing the automatic transmission into reveres. At the same time her stepped on the accelerator. The car shot backwards drag-."
Date: September 1, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0033]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "NEW SPORTS CAR owned by a Duncan man is a crumpled wreck after a city girl lost control of it early Friday. The crash ended a round of nightclubbing by the pair. Below is the call girl, Teri Dee Ryan, 25, as she looked when booked by police."
Date: August 3, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0027]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Car Wreck Address: 32 & S Oklahoma Assignment: Glenda Herring - Age 13 - Chandler, OK. Lynn Herring - Age 4 - Cushing, OK. Artie Curry - Cushing, OK. Treva Curry - Age 3 - Cushing, OK. Not in Pix: Mrs. Myrtle Herring} Chandler, OK, Mr. George Herring} Chandler, OK."
Date: October 18, 1956
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0353]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SEVEN PERSONS-- including four passengers in this 1953 sedan -- were injured late Monday night in a two car collision west of Norman on SH 74. Driver of the car, Rev. Lemuel Summers, suffered minor cuts. Two women, one a passenger in Summers' car, were critically injured."
Date: January 15, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0801]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "LUCKY TO BE ALIVE after being involved in the crumpled wreckage in top photo are Frank H. Carpenter, left, and Bobby McFadden, right, both of Midwest City."
Date: August 15, 1956
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0050]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Nathaniel White, 1506 NE 10, surveys what happened when an auto came to call his living room. An Oklahoma City woman was injured Friday morning when the accelerator pedal stuck on her 1956 model auto and it rammed into the front of a duplex at 1506 NE 10. Mrs. Dorothy Monroe, who lives in the east side of the duplex at 1508 NE 10, suffered chest injuries and was taken to St. Anthony hospital. House Damage $2,500 Her car smashed into the front of the concrete-block constructed house, knocking a hole 10 feet by 10 feet. The car, the front end heavily damaged, stopped three feet inside the living room. Officer H.J. Bradshaw estimated damage to the house and furniture, which was littered with broken parts of concrete blocks. Nathaniel White, 23, was asleep in a bedroom of the duplex when the crash occurred. "I woke up in a hurry," he said. "I thought someone had dropped a bomb." Stop, Then a Roar-- Officer Bradshaw said Mrs. Monroe had stopped to allow a car to pass, and the turned into the driveway of her home when the accelerator pedal apparently stuck. He said witnesses told him they heard a roar of the car motor and then the auto smashed into the house, knocking down a section of the wall, the front door and a window. The car was purchased only Tuesday and had 125 miles registered on the speedometer."
Date: April 27, 1956
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0364]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Identification for crash scene shot...... Kansas Troopers survey the scene of the crash just across the Oklahoma state line which claimed the lives of three men and seriously injured three others late Friday afternoon. Identification for closeup of injured man who died later. Funeral Director A.B. Campbell, Liberal, moves injured man, Elvis A. Flesner, 37, Liberal, as spectators stand by to offer assistance."
Date: March 2, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0056]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The driver of a pickup truck was killed instantly Tuesday afternoon in a crash with a Rock Island passenger train at W California and Villa avenues."
Date: January 10, 1956
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society