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[Photograph 2012.201.B0409.0493]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "THIS WAS THE SCENE nearly 30 years ago when national guardsmen dispatched by Gov. William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray blocked use of the Red River toll bridge between Durant and Denison."
Date: July 27, 1931
Creator: Oklahoma Publishing Company
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0409.0498]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "National guardsmen called out by Gov. William H. Murray, of Oklahoma, guarding on Nov. 2, the Durant-Denison bridge over the Red River, which flows between Oklahoma and Texas, against a possible injunction to close it to traffic, by Federal Judge John Pollock, of Kansas City."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0409.0500]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "W. W. Sterling, adjutant general of the sovereign state of Texas (white pants and rifle) was on guard personally Friday to be sure that no bold Oklahoma motorist jumped his barricade on the Texas side of the Denison- Durant free bridge."
Date: 1931
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0409.0499]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Photo of Gov. William H. Murray conferring with Col., John McDonald a the Denison-Durant toll bridge after arriving to take command of affairs."
Date: July 27, 1931
Creator: Assoc. Press Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society