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[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0481]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dan Combs of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol will put on a demonstration in the use of hand guns for the Altus AFB fall Festival at Craterville Park 2-3 September."
Date: August 31, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0443]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lt. Dan Combs of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol was demonstrating his fast draw technique when his fast got ahead of his draw."
Date: August 27, 1970
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0477]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Self-protection with a gun is learned by Mrs. Bess Campbell Holmes, left photo, under the careful direction of Lt. Dan Combs, Oklahoma Highway Patrol. A 357 magnum revolver holding six shots..."
Date: September 18, 1967
Creator: Derby, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0475]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Oklahoma Highway Patrol Lt. Dan Combs, who draws his pistol and fires in less than a tenth of a second, loads his weapon for a demonstration. He ties in his gun artistry with lectures on highway safety."
Date: June 6, 1968
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0444]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Dan Combs of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol will put on a demonstration in the use of hand guns for the Altus AFB fall festival at Carterville Park 2-5 September."
Date: October 28, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0473]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Faces tense, gun hands poised, the gun slingers faced forward, motionless for the moment. Two swift movements, two reports--but neither man fell. These were not gunmen from the old west but enthusiastic followers of the latest shooting sport-the quick draw contest."
Date: June 4, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0466]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The "fastest gun in Oklahoma," highway patrolman Dan Combs, expects to strap on his shootin' irons again within the next five or six weeks. And despite a near-fatal pistol accident which resulted in a long hospital stay, the patrol's top gun should be better than ever."
Date: March 21, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0465]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Balancing the spent bullet that ripped through the chest Thursday of fast-draw artist James Rollins in Enid, Trooper Dan Combs declared, "When he gets up out of bed he can be thankful he's alive."
Date: May 11, 1962
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0467]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Right between the eyes is the name of this game as highway patrol cadet Ronnie Cox, right, receives his final pistol training from Lt. Dan Combs, patrol firearms instructor."
Date: September 10, 1968
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0476]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Youngest member of the NRA gun safety class is 13-year-old Mary Crepps who is sighting through the six-power scope of a custom built 270 Winchester... under Lt. Combs' direction. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph T. Crepps."
Date: September 18, 1967
Creator: Derby, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0463]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A bullet from the gun of Trooper Dan Combs rips apart a paper cup during fast draw demonstration Friday before 52 graduating highway patrolmen."
Date: May 11, 1962
Creator: McCarville, Mike
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society