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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.B0052.0640]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKLAHOMA SAFETY WEEK WAS HARDLY OVER WHEN THIS CAR, DRIVEN BY MOLINDA EDLINE COX, Midwest City, crashed into the Tinker air force base fence on SE 29 and came to rest at the foot of the huge safety sign. She said she didn't see the stop sign. The car skidded 90 feet straight across the intersection. Tinker officials estimated $125 damage to the fence. There was about $200 damage to the car. Trooper Leo White of the highway patrol issued her a ticket for running the stop sign. The picture was taken by Tinker as a damage record shortly after the accident September 4."
Date: September 7, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0173]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "TWO PERSONS WERE HURT Saturday when these cars slammed together on rain slick pavement at NW 18 and Lynn. One car bust into flames, but firemen quickly extinguished the blaze. Injured were Leora Brockhouse, 50, of 2833 NW 14, and Jimmy Dunlap, 21, of 1716 NW 4."
Date: September 21, 1957
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1011]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A shattered windshield, spilled oil and water, and battered bricks mark site of a one-car accident which killed two women early today."
Date: April 6, 1979
Creator: Klock, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0778]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "FOG-SHROUDED intersection at SE 29 and Douglas claimed Oklahoma City`s 10th traffic accident victim of the year Friday. The death car, above, was crushed between a milk truck and a utility pole. Street work barricades, wet pavement and another passing vehicle may have contributed to poor visibility blamed for the crash. Killed was Jessie E. Creech, an employee at Tinker AFB."
Date: February 1, 1963
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0300]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "THREE PEOPLE WERE HURT, Friday afternoon when this car flipped on its top at NW 1 and McKinley. The driver, Mary Louise O'Dell, 25, of NW 1, and her 4-year-old son, William Arthur O'Dell, suffered body bruises. Another passenger, Rose Mae Gaulden, 5, of, of 218 N Blackwedler, suffered a broken shoulder. Police said the car was involved in an accident with one driven by Ernest Davenport, 45, of 33 S Indiana. No charges were filed."
Date: December 4, 1953
Creator: Mitchell, George T.
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.B0051.1192]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A Yukon woman, Marty Hamm, 57, suffered minor head injuries today after her small foreign car went out of control and overturned twice on the eastbound exit ramp of I-40."
Date: April 5, 1971
Creator: Jones, Lucien
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0406]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Crash!! Both Drivers Charged. It's apparent why Lesie Edson, shown above, is so glum. The bashed-in car is his. He was westbound on NW 25 about 8 a.m. Monday and was crossing N Douglas when another car hit him on the right. The impact knocked Edson's car over on its top, but he escaped serious injury. The other driver was Jerry Eugene Hughes, 17, of 1143 NW 58, according to accident investigator F.C. Daniels and W.A. Williams. Edson lives at 1405 NE 23. He was charged with having no driver's license, and Huges was charged with failure to yield the right of way."
Date: November 6, 1950
Creator: Owen, A. Y.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0180]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "ONE DEAD, FIVE INJURED was the result of this head-on crash Tuesday on NE 23 and Shady Nook, about eight miles east of the state capitol. An expectant mother, Mrs.Barbara Camp, 20, of Edmond was fatally injured. Her husband, Leon, 24, was hurt as well as a family of four from Venice, Calif. They are Henry Joiner, 41, his wife Emma R., 36, and their two children, Mike, 12, and Mary,16. The Camp car is shown at left. Mrs. Camp, an expectant mother, was killed about noon in a splintering head-on collision which also injured her husband and a California family of four. the accident happened in the 9700 block NE 23. The victim's husband, 24-year-old Leon Camp, a student at Central State College, suffered a broken leg and multiple cuts. Trooper Pat Walsh of the highway patrol said the crash happened near the crest of a hill. Critically hurt with a skull fracture, internal injuries, and both legs broken was an occupant of the other car, Mrs. Emma R. Joyner, 36 of Venice, Calif. Her husband, Henry, 41, the driver, suffered internal injuries, and their son, Mike, 12, and daughter, Mary, 16 received broken legs."
Date: July 3, 1957
Creator: Dodson, Buddy
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society