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[Photograph 2012.201.B1020.0611]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Pigeons wait their turn on the block where some of their fellow fowls brought as much as $400 each a modest amount compared with the $25,000 price tag paid for similar birds in Europe."
Date: February 7, 1982
Creator: Beckel, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1020.0610]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "One Mercy Hospital nursing station took on a maternity ward annex when a mother pigeon thought a window ledge was a good nesting spot."
Date: November 24, 1980
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1314.0016]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Jim Townsley, 34, checks out one of the racing pigeons from a loft behind his hom that contains more than 50 similar birds."
Date: August 1, 1971
Creator: Pate, Dave
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0390.0457]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "John McDonald, an Oklahoma City real estate broker, breeds and trains male and female racing homing pigeons in two homemade lofts."
Date: January 30, 1989
Creator: Hellstern, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0091.0813]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Gripping a wooden fence with its little pigeon toes, this character appears to be taking the role of an official worry bird for Oklahoma City."
Date: 1971
Creator: Jones, Lucien
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0091.0064]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Pigeons can zero in on their home loft from hundreds of miles away and get there with 60-mile-an-hour speed, a trait which makes for some interesting races among their owners."
Date: March 1, 1973
Creator: Artman, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society