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[Photograph 2012.201.B1253.0066]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "David Smith, 10, and brother Robert, 12, in Woodward Co. jail following the shooting death of a Woodward grocer a few hours before. Robert's story was that the grocer had threatened to shoot his younger brother, which is why he pulled the trigger."
Date: March 25, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1253.0068]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The criminal court of appeals Thursday dismissed two murder charges against 12-year-old Robert Smith, ordered him committed to a state mental hospital for 90 days, and recommended him to juvenile court for a new hearing to determine his competency. Judge John Brett said the boy could not be certified as an adult to stand trial on murder charges until such a hearing is held. The Woodward boy was charged in the fatal shooting of a grocer and his employee on March 23. In photo, he is shown with brother David, 10, right, and Woodward Co. Sheriff Hank White."
Date: March 23, 1958
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1253.0065]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "12-year-old Robert Smith, Woodward, in the Oklahoma Co. jail, awaiting a hearing before the State Criminal Court of Appeals. He has spent nearly 50 days behind bars while attorneys have fought to have him released on bond pending his trial for the slaying of two Woodward grocers. He will be examined by a state psychologist prior to his court appearance."
Date: May 12, 1958
Creator: Peterson, Dick
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1253.0067]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Robert Smith, 12, left, and his brother David, 10, sip cokes and pose for pictures in the Woodward Co. sheriff's office after they allegedly killed a Woodward grocer and shot two other persons in a violent robbery attempt Sunday."
Date: March 24, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society