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[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0187]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Members of the police scoutcar division have officially "inaugurated" their new commanding officer by presenting him with a bronze desk name plate. Maj. John McManus proudly displays the name plate."
Date: July 8, 1955
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0169]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Capt. John McManus - It's no shame for a man or woman to learn the things they don't know. Each of us who drives and walks should make a New Year resolution to learn the traffic rules and regulations. It might save a life - our own."
Date: December 21, 1954
Creator: Swatek, James
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0176]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Capt. John McManus, 1204 NE 16 - To a degree, they're realistic. I've been a policeman 17 years, and I've never seen a lot of things happen like they do on the shows. When they dramatize those things, it's necessary to change them some. A lot of it is pretty true - what we see every day."
Date: October 18, 1954
Creator: Swatek, James
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0170]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Capt. John McManus, 1204 NE 16 - It would simplify parking if they were all made a standard size. We'd have more parking space and it would be a lot easier for a majority of the people to control their cars."
Date: December 27, 1954
Creator: Swatek, James
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0177]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "David Kent Beals, 17, of 1408 Camden Way, Wednesday became the first teenager to be named "Driver of the Day." Beals, a Casady School senior, was named by motorcycle policeman John J. Byrd after the youth pulled over on north Classen as a funeral procession drove by ... out of 20 or 30 drivers who passed, he was the only one to signal properly, pull over properly, and wait until the procession completely passed. John McManus, police traffic captain at left, presents Beals with his certificate."
Date: April 2, 1954
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0181]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Two days to go and five fatalities under last year would make any police traffic official jittery. Lieut. John McManus has his fingers crossed but it will take co-operation from New Years' drivers to keep the city in the nation's safest column."
Date: December 29, 1949
Creator: Pyer, Ronald
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0175]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Irishmen are as scarce on the Oklahoma City Police Department these days as they are on the Notre Dame football team. Johnny McManus, head of the city police scoutcar division, is one of the few "Irishmen" on the squad, and is proud of it."
Date: March 14, 1957
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0179]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "OKC Police Capt. John McManus and Francis Lopez, 5, son of Anadarko police officer Milton Lopez, at State Fair exhibit."
Date: October 1, 1953
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0178]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The battered body of Ira Clinton Anderson, 65, show upper left, was found at 1 a.m. Wednesday on rain-soaked S Western. Capt. John McManus, chief of traffic, is shown holding the dead man's clothing."
Date: December 2, 1953
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0186]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Just the thought of that hole is enough to make a fellow yell. It was made by one of 15 pieces of shrapnel the Japanese shot into the foot and leg of Lieut. John Howard McManus, who brought the shoe home to show his new bride, the former Floydine Lloyd of Los Angeles."
Date: November 10, 1942
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0180]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Capt. John McManus ... He's only fooling, visitors are welcome. (At police department's State Fair booth, answering questions and sharing with curious visitors.)"
Date: September 24, 1952
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0183]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Lieut. John McManus, head of the police accident prevention bureau, already has his office filled to the ceiling with mysterious graphs, maps and drawings which tell the Oklahoma City motorist exactly how he stands in the traffic picture. This week he added his "enforcement graph." March racked up more arrests than any other month in police department history - 2,295."
Date: April 20, 1949
Creator: Owen, A. Y.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0424B.0184]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Substituting for W. N. Blood, highway patrolman, Lieut. John McManus of the police accident division hands Mrs. Charles D. Covey her "Golden Rule Driver" orchid."
Date: November 16, 1948
Creator: McLaughlin, Al
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society