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[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0241]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Escaping the county jail by going up through the roof and coming down a rope has been a favorite stunt of elusive prisoners in the past, but they had better never try it again."
Date: January 31, 1936
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0233]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Architect displays block of flooring to shoe that burns appear on terrazzo and terrazzite as well as the plastic flooring installed in part of the county jail."
Date: September 13, 1965
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0240]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The arrow shows where six prisoners climbed through a hole in the roof of the Oklahoma county jail Friday night."
Date: January 24, 1936
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0231]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A new county jail laundry, replacing the obsolete equipment in use there the last 13 years, has been installed by Sheriff Bob Turner."
Date: June 25, 1952
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0232]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "NO VACANCY signs were needed at the county jail Wednesday after district Judge William L. Fogg's order of wholesale commitments for accused felons previously released on bond filled jail cells beyond capacity."
Date: February 24, 1965
Creator: Heaton, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0246]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "ILL-FATED ESCAPE ROUTE at county jail is traced by dotted line in picture at left that shown how prisoners smashed in a heating unit, crawled through it to get between the bars and the window and went out the top window."
Date: November 7, 1966
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0247]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "ILL-FATED ESCAPE ROUTE at county jail is traced by dotted line in picture at left that shown how prisoners smashed in a heating unit, crawled through it to get between the bars and the window and went out the top window."
Date: November 7, 1966
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0242]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The chain that binds is used here by law enforcement officers to see that prisoners are moved safely when out from behind bars temporarily."
Date: November 14, 1962
Creator: Cobb, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0306B.0234]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The Canadian County jail, among the oldest in Oklahoma and struggling to comply with new state jail standards before an Oct. 1 Deadline, may be forced to shut down even sooner, Sheriff Jerry Ervin says."
Date: August 29, 1978
Creator: Hoke, Doug
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society