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[Photograph 2012.201.B1072.0255]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Where's Elmer?" has been the cry in Oklahoma City since Elmer, a pet coon belonging to Charles McPherson, of Seminole, who has been visting realtives here, decided to get a coon's eye view of the town and escaped from his master's car."
Date: November 20, 1946
Creator: Meek, Richard B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0164]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The raccoons were more interested in food than music. Marian Beers, 1315-1/2 NW 9, puts her cello to one side in favor of peanuts."
Date: March 31, 1948
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0158]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Homer," pet raccoon of 12-year-old Tony Walters, Mustang, gets final hug before taking up new quarters at Lincoln Park Zoo's new Raccoon Grotto."
Date: January 30, 1965
Creator: Wood, Tony
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0156]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Coons have more curiosity than anybody, and practically no reticence. When the photographer pointed his camera at this one out at the Lincoln Park Zoo, the rascal came right up, sat up and waved his paws right into the lens."
Date: November 27, 1936
Creator: Allred, G. R.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0160]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sam Manahan, a state highway department employee, was ready for the chill Monday, and he surprised staff photographer Bob Albright, who had to go back for another look. Meanwhile, back at the zoo, photographer Joe Aker found a raccoon who'd gone about as fur as he could go."
Date: January 4, 1971
Creator: Aker, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0162]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "New home for raccoons at Lincoln Park Zoo, the Raccoon Grotto, will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Saturday. The grotto was given to the zoo by the OKC Coon and Possum Hunters Club."
Date: January 26, 1965
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1004.0159]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The Blonde Beauty of Boggy Bottom, rare white raccoon produced from a hunting trip by several Oklahoma City men to an area near Atoka in southeastern Oklahoma. The animal was triumphantly presented to the Lincoln Park Zoo by Bill Gill Sr., of the OKC Coon and Possum Club."
Date: December 9, 1956
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society