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[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0277]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "AIR CONDITIONED COOLER sent chills up the spine of deputy U. S. marshal Mike McGrew when he discovered over-anxious workmen had punched a four-foot hole in prisoner detention cell."
Date: September 10, 1958
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0275]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sweltering prisoners at the city jail complained about that late afternoon sun shining in the west windows and L. J. Hilbert, chief of police, thought he'd do something about it, so he ordered awnings installed."
Date: August 26, 1946
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0258]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "City painter Harry Phenix puts the finishing touches on the new bars over the windows of the third-floor city jail - which police hope will prevent espouse by pint-sized prisoners who have managed to squeeze through the eight-inch window openings in the past and drop three floor to freedom."
Date: February 8, 1955
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0278]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "NO TOM TURKEY went into these tattered tin plates Thursday when E. H. Bradley, cook for the Oklahoma City Jail cafeteria, dished up Thanksgiving meals for 209 prisoners."
Date: November 24, 1966
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0287]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "HIS FREEDOM and personal effects are given to this city jail prisoner as a Christmas gift from Chief Municipal Judge Phil Lambert."
Date: December 24, 1973
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0259]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "TEMPORARY JAIL site in the old OK Transfer and storage building at 531 W Main will be considered Tuesday by the city council."
Date: January 1, 1965
Creator: Crowder, Russ
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0272]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "After abandoning elevator on third floor, prisoners ran down stairs to first floor, kicked their way through the county assessor's office here and tried to jump through windows to the ground."
Date: December 22, 1958
Creator: Gumm, John
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0281]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "NEW NYLON HARNESS for sentry dogs at the Oklahoma City Jail is displayed Tuesday by Maj. Kenneth A. Nash, foreground, headquarters division commander."
Date: September 20, 1966
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0284]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Construction workers guide a load of concrete Wednesday at the new city-county jail, under construction at Shartel Avenue and Couch Drive on Oklahoma City."
Date: March 7, 1990
Creator: McDaniel, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society