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[Photograph 2012.201.B0414B.0189]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A ribbon-cutting ceremony with an Afghanistan-Oklahoma flavor is performed by Abdullah Malikyar, Afghanistan ambassador to the United States, at the State Fair of Oklahoma which will continue through September 28 in Oklahoma City. Assisting the ambassador are Bashir Safi, an Afghan student studying in Oklahoma; the ambassador; Miss Jeanne Jay Gambres, Miss Oklahoma; and Gul Ammad Noor, President of Afghanistan Trading Co."
Date: September 26, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0414B.0190]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ambassador Abdullah Malikyar of Afghanistan explained Saturday in Oklahoma City (at State Fair) how his relatively small nation gets along with its big neighbors including Russia and China. "Our policy is based on non-alignment," he said. "Mutual respect."
Date: September 20, 1969
Creator: Fisher, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0926.0129]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Soldiers led by the defense minister joined with Moslem guerrillas Tuesday to try to overthrow Afghanistan's government, but were defeated by troops loyal to President Najib, Kabul radio reported."
Date: March 6, 1989
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0926.0132]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "President Najibullah, center, and Supreme Soviet official Vladimir Orlov wave to the troops Tuesday during the parade to mark the 10th anniversary of the revolution."
Date: April 26, 1988
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society