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[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0076]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray all smiles as he leaves the grand jury room. He testified before an Oklahoma County grand jury voluntarily in its investigation of charges leveled against state capitol departments. He was believed to be the first Oklahoma governor to appear before a grand jury, even though they had no power to subpoena him."
Date: October 4, 1951
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0090]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray Monday presented a state flag to Mrs. Earl Chew, 229 SW 41, president of the Oklahoma department of the 8 et 40, for use by the state delegation at the National Convention of the group in Miami, Fla., Oct. 14."
Date: October 5, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0079]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Gov. Johnston Murray takes a turn with the peace pipe presented by MacKinley Ross, vice-chief of the Cherokee Nation."
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0075]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray Friday greeted at the capitol the three top-place winners in his first annual $1,000 essay contest. Left is Jo Ann Witt, Grandfield, second-place $250 bond winner. Behind the governor is Bill Tiffany Jr., Shawnee, third-place $100 bond winner; and exchanging smiles with the governor is Paul Sue Kennerly, Holdenville, winner of the grand prize, a $500 bond."
Date: July 13, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0105]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Last week Warren Petroleum and Oklahoma Natural Gas companies dedicated the new Ringwood pool of Major County, as latest major step in halting the venting of natural gas in oil fields of the state. Here, Gov. Murray turns a valve which shut off the last vent and sent the gas into the plant."
Date: June 15, 1952
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0080]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray got all dressed up Monday to introduce Mrs. Perle Mesta at commencement exercises of Oklahoma College for Women. Miss Julia Lee Hawkins, dean of student affairs, pulls on the traditional cap."
Date: May 28, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0086]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. Bennie Evans Harkey, Holdenville Junior High teacher, accepts the cup from Gov. Murray won for her school by Paula Sue Kennerly (right) who entered the top essay in the governor's contest. Third prize went to Bill Tiffany, Shawnee, left, while JoAnn Witt, Grandfield, took second. The essays were on the topic "How Efficient State Government Can Improve Oklahoma's Industrial Progress."
Date: July 13, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0100]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The felt hat season was launched here Thursday when Miss Patsy Whigham, an English girl whose home is in Argentina, arrived in Oklahoma City. She is a hostess on Braniff International Airway, and when she arrived in OKC, she brought Gov. Murray a special new felt called the "Sky Fleet." After a brief ceremony at the capitol, Miss Whigham spoke at the Kiwanis Club luncheon at Biltmore Hotel."
Date: September 18, 1952
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0098]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Billy Drew Reaves, 18, Tishomingo, was crowned queen of the March o' Dimes Ball Saturday night in Municipal Auditorium. Gov. Murray placed the crown on her head."
Date: January 20, 1951
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0091]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "From left, Harry Gould, Div. Mgr. of Cities Service Oil Co., OKC; S. B. Irelan, Pres. of Cities Service Oil Co., OKC; Governor Johnston Murray; Paul LaValle, famous band conductor; and B. J. Farwig, also of Cities Service Oil Co., Chicago, Ill."
Date: March 15, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0108]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "It was 20 years ago that the late U. D. T. Murray administered the oath of office to his son, Governor-elect William H. "Alfalfa Bill" Murray. The same father-son act developed again Monday a generation later, when former governor Murray stood with his son, Johnston, on the south steps of the statehouse."
Date: January 8, 1951
Creator: Owen, A. Y.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0085]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Taking part in the Governor's Inaugural ball, a benefit for the March of Dimes, will be four men from the Volunteer Air Reserve office. They are, from left to right, S/Sgt. William E. Hamlett; M/Sgt. Victor O. Fredrickson; M/Sgt. Clarence D. Bearden; and M/Sgt. Derrel J. Shelby."
Date: January 4, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0096]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "It was 'open house' at the governor's office Thursday - and it was fun. Witness these three smiles on the faces of Gov. Murray, right, and Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Mills, 529 SW 29."
Date: November 15, 1951
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0078]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Two prominent Mexican congressmen are in Oklahoma City for Gov.-elect Murray's inauguration Monday. They are Gabriel Garcia Rojas, seated, and Norberto Aguirre, top right, who has been a friend of Murray, seated right, for many years."
Date: January 6, 1951
Creator: Burns, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0094]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray started the Indians' delayed opener in fine style by tossing a strike with the traditional "first pitch," but the Warriors couldn't keep up the pace and they bowed to Houston 6-4. (Starting pitcher Duke Markell stands by governor.)"
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0074]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "No state employee could ask for more potent endorsement than James M. Courtney, 30, center, key punch operator for the state highway department. That's his boss, C. A. Stoldt, right, highway director, and at left is none other than Gov. Murray. Courtney began suffering from muscular dystrophy when he was 6, but his wheel chair condition doesn't prevent him from being a valuable member of the department."
Date: September 28, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0088]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray (left) looked on Monday morning as M/Sgt. Ford H. Sims, Altus, completed his final packing before leaving Camp Polk with the 45th division for Japan. Maj. Gen. James C. Styron, Hobart, right, also watched the operation."
Date: March 26, 1951
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0107]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Proclaiming Oklahoma Home Week is Gov. Murray, donning his colorful Indian headdress to point up the fact that Oklahoma's first home builders were the tepee dwelling Indians who will appear at the Oklahoma City Parade of Homes."
Date: September 5, 1954
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society