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[Photograph 2012.201.B0360.0383]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ben B. Laska, 63, (above), one of the most colorful figures of the Colorado Bar, returned to a Denver, Colo., courtroom form a Federal Prison June 8 to fight efforts of the Attorney-General to disbar him."
Date: 1947
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0360.0375]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dapper Ben B. Laska was glum Wednesday night as he left, Denver, bound for Oklahoma City, to surrender for a ten-year term for accepting part of the Charles F. Urschel kidnapping ransom."
Date: 1936
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0360.0374]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ben Laska, Denver attorney indicted on a charge of receiving a part of the Urschel kidnap ransom, waived a removal hearing before a United States commissioner Thursday and supplied bond of $10,000 for his appearance in Oklahoma City, February 18."
Date: 1935
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0360.0384]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A laugh was the first answer of Ben Laska, Denver criminal attorney, to federal charges of conspiracy in the $200,000 kidnapping of Charles F. Urschel, Oklahoma Oil millionaire, Laska, (third form left pointing finger) was accused of receiving $10,000 of the ransom money form Albert Bates, sentenced to life imprisonment for the Urschel kidnapping."
Date: June 7, 1948
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0904.0164]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The state of Texas rested its case Friday in the murder trial of Evald Johnson, who is accused of the tourist killing of Tex Thornton, famous oil well fighter."
Date: May 13, 1950
Creator: Williams, Lester
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society