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[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0083]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "With a special, gilded shovel Gov. Murray Friday officially opened construction of the new Oklahoma City-Norman super highway."
Date: March 23, 1951
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0081]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray proves himself to be handy with a peace pipe as he smokes with MacKinley Ross, vice-chief of the Cherokees. (Gov. Murray is a descendant of a former Chickasaw chief.)"
Date: May 8, 1951
Creator: Burns, Bill
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.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.0084]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Johnston Murray now is "A Good Egg" as well as "just plain folks." The governor, left, received the new title and a plaque to prove it from Prof. R. B. Thompson of the Oklahoma A&M college at the Oklahoma Poultry Hatchery Convention banquet in the Skirvin Tower."
Date: August 22, 1951
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0092]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Louise O'Brien, Tulsa, center, Miss Oklahoma of 1950, looks on as Gov. Murray signs a proclamation declaring May 4 as "Miss Oklahoma Day" of 1951. At right is Thomas C. Smith Jr., OKC, pres. of the state Junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsor of the annual Miss Oklahoma contest."
Date: April 27, 1951
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.0073]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray received an arm load of roses this week from Frances Trout, secretary of the Greater Oklahoma Florist Association, as he signed a proclamation designating October 28-November 4 Flower Week."
Date: October 23, 1951
Creator: Miller, Joe
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

[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.0103]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. Murray Thursday was invited to participate in the 40th anniversary celebration of the Cushing Oil Field recovery, Sept. 8-10. He was presented a special "shaver" permit which authorizes him to attend the event without growing whiskers, from members of a Cushing delegation that came to the capitol. The delegation included, from left, Wilbur Groom, Bob Jones, and Harrison Mays."
Date: August 28, 1952
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0099]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Gov. and Mrs. Murray Friday led the inspection of the new Seamprufe, Inc., plant in Holdenville after the plant's dedication. Pictured, from left, are Mrs. Murray, Gov. Murray, Harold S. Caplin, production director; Mrs. Harold S. Caplin, and Mrs. Murray Caplin, wife of the president of the firm."
Date: December 13, 1952
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0101]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Members of the Oklahoma Blackberry Grower's Association visited the state capitol Tuesday, plugging for the McLoud Blackberry Festival July 4. Gov. Murray samples some of the berries which were a gift from the growers. Pictured with the governor are McLoud blackberry growers, from left, James Seikel, Coye Campbell and I. W. Wallis."
Date: June 24, 1952
Creator: Lucas, Jim
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.0095]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Northwestern Oklahoma this week celebrated opening of the final link of U. S. 60 at Vici. Gov. Murray is shown with Wanda Care, 16-year-old Vici highschool girl, chosen "Miss Highway 60." The celebration marked completion of the final stretch of concrete between Arnett, Ellis County, and Vici, Dewey County."
Date: October 12, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0412B.0093]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Gov. Johnston Murray, left, is talking to Halliburton welder Grover Sigler, center, and Halliburton president W. R. McClendon, in the Halliburton "truck shop."
Date: November 29, 1951
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