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[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0047]

Description: Caption: "CAR DRAGS CITY GIRL 54 FEET IN ACCIDENT ON CROSS-WALK AN 18-YEAR-OLD telephone operator, Ruby Beatrice Pearsh, is unconscious on the pavement (in top picture) after being struck by a car at NW 11 and Dewey Thursday morning. Driver of the car, Mrs. Maxine Farley, 1417 is shown above. A Southwestern Bell Telephone Co, operator was seriously injured Thursday morning when struck by a car as she crossed the street at NW 11 and Dewey. Ruby Beatrice Pearsh, 18, of 215 NW 5, was semi-conscious two hours after the accident. Attendants at Mercy hospital, where she was admitted, said they believed the injuries were not critical. Doctors said she received a possible concussion and internal injuries. She was struck and carried 54 feet by a car driven by Mrs. Maxine Farley, 1417 NW 26. Mrs. Farley and witnesses told accident investigator L.A. Gramling that Miss Pearsh was walking across NW 11 in a pedestrian crosswalk when struck by the car. Mrs. Farley was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian in a cross-walk. Gramling said the point of impact was at the pedestrian cross-walk. Mrs. Farley told police she was turning right of Dewey when the car struck Miss. Pearsh. She said she was traveling 20 miles per hour."
Date: June 28, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0039]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A CITY FIREMAN helps the injured driver of this auto after it collided with another car, went out of control for 85 feet and crashed into the side of a brick home at 1116 N McKinley. Fireman Eldon Tinsley and Roy Johnson are shown at the right looking through the gaping hole at Frances Jacobs, 1116 N McKinley, after wreckers removed the car. Only person injured was the driver of the car, Mrs. J. Floyd Moorman, 1414 Canterbury."
Date: December 28, 1956
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0040]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A TWO-CAR CRASH at Reno and Western Monday night sent Emmet Tullis, 34, of 2644 W Main, shown on pavement, to Mercy hospital suffering a broken pelvis and ribs. Ruth Miller, 50, on ground, was not seriously injured. Unidentified woman on right attempted to help while victims waited for ambulance. Tullis' car collided with one driven by Louis Frank Wright, 57, of 1412 SW 23."
Date: November 5, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0042]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "RESULTS OF A TANGLE between his car and a large city street sweeper truck is shown on the face of William Marion McBride, 30, of 1616 SW 5. McBride suffered face cuts and internal injuries in the crash which occurred in the 700 block S Agnew. He was taken to Mercy hospital."
Date: September 13, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0031]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Accident at NE 3 and Phillips Assignment: Delbert Lawrence Cox, 20, 618 NW 8. Driving his brothers car, going south on Phillips was hit by a car driven by Joe Lewis Jackson, 19, causing Cox to loose control, his car flipped and landed on its top, Cox and Grover Cleveland Naves, 25, crawled from the wreck and ran, were later picked up by car 7. Cox was charged with Drunk, Leaving the scene, Driving under the influence and no drivers license. Cox was released from jail Tuesday, Naves charged with loitering. In Pix Officer D.W. Hoyle looks for injured."
Date: October 4, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0055]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "BEING "POLITE" to couples parked along a lover's lane nearly put his car in the N Canadian river Tuesday. DON'T BE POLITE to couples "necking" along lover's lanes. An Oklahoma City man was in Mercy hospital Wednesday with a back injury and a late model Cadillac had a damaged front end after one driver was "over-polite." Teddy Joe Bivins, 24 929 NE 8, told police officers C.L. Posey and H.J. Bradshaw he and a companion were driving along Lake Overholser drive Tuesday night when they saw a parked car in front of them. BIVINS TOLD the offers he saw a couple "necking" and "turned off my lights so I wouldn't disturb them." Before he turned back on his lights, he mistook a bare spot in the road for a roadway, and turned off. His Cadillac ended up 60 feet from the river bank. A passenger in Bivins' car, Earl Harris, 34 of 830 NW 12, was either thrown out or jumped from the car as it ran down the embankment. HARRIS WAS treated for a back injury, Doctors at Mercy hospital said it was aggravated by a previous back injury. Between gasps, Bivins told police he and Harris were cruising in the area looking for a group of people they were to meet. The exact spot was near the North Canadian river bridge on NW 10. Bivins said he was going about 15 miles per hour when he went over the side. "I didn't realize I was going over until it was too late to stop. I couldn't even put on my brakes," he said."
Date: June 26, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0053]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "TEMPORARILY GROUNDED here Thursday were these four youngsters after a car in which they were passengers was involved in accident at SE 32 and Oklahoma. Nobody was hurt but one car, in background, flipped over on its side. Driver of the overturned car was Ronald Bruce Myers, 18, of 9 SW 41. The youngsters above, Glenda Herring, 13, left, Mrs. Myrtle Herring, both of Chandler, Treva Curry, 3, foreground, and Lynn Herring, 4, both of Cushing, were riding in a car driven by George Edward Herring, 26, of route 2, Chandler."
Date: August 31, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0037]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "EN ROUTE TO HOSPITAL to visit her husband, Mrs. Irene Krogstad, being loaded in ambulance, above, became a patient there herself Thursday afternoon with injuries from a two car collisions at NW 3 and Broadway. Both she and Roy Krogstad, 1200 NW 41, are in Wesley hospital, she for x-ray examination of chest injuries."
Date: April 26, 1956
Creator: Gumm, John
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0034]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "ONCE A WRAPAROUND, this windshield was abruptly "unwrapped" in a hairbreadth, non-fatal crash Monday evening just south of Oklahoma City on US 77, The driver, Jams A. Ruble, 33, of 2312 N Indiana, in trouble when the car he was passing swerved into his path, managed to miss two cars and a bicyclist but flipped over the center median and rolled into the other traffic lane. He walked away."
Date: October 2, 1956
Creator: Traverse, Austin
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0046]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "a locksmith, had keys made and turned the cylinders to their proper places. Pino provided the garb worn by the robbers- Halloween masks, jackets, visored caps- and even the rope and adhesive tape to bind the Brink's arms during the robbery. McGinnis stayed at his place of business to establish an alibi.?no stayed in the small light ?ck in which the gang rode to Brink's because of a "certain physical condition." One Tabbed as Signalman ? Costa played the role of signalman by using a flash light from a nearby rooftop looking down on the Brink's office window. Others Byrne said took part in the robbery were: Stanley Gusciora, 36 and Joseph Banfield, 45 both now dead-and Joseph J. ?pecs) O'Keefe, 47, who has pleaded guilty. O'keefe is due as star prosecution witness later the trial. Byrne told the jury that after the robbery the gang drove directly to Maffie's house. The district attorney's story continued: "Costa first went away but came back and got $20,000 for himself and $20,000 for his brother-in-law, Pino. Richardson took $20,000 immediately and disappeared to establish an alibi. . .Baker said 'let's not keep it all in one place.' He took $380,000." Cash Believed Destroyed The gang, Byrne said, decided not keep any new money. There was $100,000 of it. McGinnis was given the job of destroying it, the prosecutor said. O'Keefe and Gusciora took $100,000, Byrne said. Both were arrested later in Pennsylvania on another charge. "When O'Keefe was picked up," Byrne went on, he got word out to McGinnis as to where the money was concealed and McGinnis got the money for."
Date: August 31, 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.B0052.0155]

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.B0052.0027]

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.B0052.0036]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "CHECKING THE DAMAGED FRONT END of one of two autos involved in a collision Tuesday at NW 23 and Meridian is accident investigator John Magill. Jode Frank Short, 20, of 200 N Beavers, Bethany, driver of the car shown in the foreground, was thrown from his car and suffered a leg injury when the auto collided with a station wagon driven by Howard Lowell Coleman, 32, of 1414 NE 48. Officer Magill said a tree may have obscured the vision of Coleman, who suffered a bruise on his forehead in the mishap. He charged Short with excessive speed"."
Date: April 17, 1956
Creator: Albright, Bob
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.B0052.0032]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A BROKEN NECK killed Edgar Ward, 38, of 304 SE 55, Wednesday night when this car he was driving at a high rate of speed turned over after a tire blew out near SE 61 and Shields. Witnesses said his car was traveling nearly 75 miles an hour. He was approaching the city from the south."
Date: April 26, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0044]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "TWO PERSONS WERE HURT in this overturned car at NW 24 and Shartel Friday. Police said another car ran a stop sign, struck the car above, and then left the scene. The hit-and-run driver is sought by police. Hurt in the car above were Laurel Ann Eldridge, 3, daughter of Mrs. Beatrice Eldridge, 38, 1104 NE 63, and Mrs. Ruby Spivey Wilson, 43, Memphis. They were given first aid in Mercy hospital. The car was driven by Mrs. Eldridge."
Date: July 28, 1956
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0133]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "TWO DAYS AND NIGHTS without sleep caused this accident early Tuesday in the 1400 block E Reno. Paratrooper Virgil G. England jr., Fort Kimball, Ky., en route to his parents' home in Chilocco, escaped serious injury when he fell asleep at the wheel and his auto struck a concrete culvert, overturned and landed on its top in a ditch: Cut and bruised, he crawled from the wreckage, shown being checked by Lieut. T. J. Wilson and another officer. England went to Tinker air force base hospital for a physical checkup."
Date: July 24, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0141]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The driver died after this car plunged 15 feet into a creek bed 2900 block S May Monday. A 58-year-old man died Monday before he could be freed from the wreckage of his car after a 15-foot plunge into a creek bed in the 2900 block S May. His name may be added to the state's traffic toll, which earlier reached the 300-mark."
Date: July 2, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0051]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "BEING PLACED IN AN AMBULANCE is Maria Jane Perkins, 25, of 124 1/2 W California. She suffered multiple bruises early Tuesday when the car shown in the background jumped the curb in the 1000 block S Harvey, ran up a telephone pole guy wire and flipped over on its top. She was treated at Mercy hospital and released. Three other persons in the car escaped injury. Police said the driver, who left the scene on foot, is being sought."
Date: May 15, 1956
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0038]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A CITY FIREMAN helps the injured driver of this auto after it collided with another car. went out of control for 85 feet and crashed into the side of a brick home at 1116 N McKinley. Fireman Eldon Tinsley and Roy Johnson are shown at the right looking through the gaping hole at Frances Jacobs, 1116 N McKinley, after wreckers removed the car. Only person injured was the driver of the car, Mrs. J. Floyd Moorman, 1414 Canterbury."
Date: December 28, 1956
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society