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[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0498]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Seven escapees from the Oklahoma State Penitentiary at McAlester cut through this section of fence at the prison to make their getaway late Saturday officials said. The hole quickly repaired by prison workers."
Date: June 21, 1976
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0463]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A tracker and his dogs search an area in Pontotoc County near Roth Friday for two Oklahoma State Penitentiary escapees sought in connection with Wednesday slaying of a Texas store clear and abduction of his wife."
Date: May 12, 1978
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0467]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Taped bars on one the heavy grates cut by escaping penitentiary inmates at McAlester are inspected by prison official. The grate which blocked a utility tunnel, were cut by hacksaw blades and an acetylene torch."
Date: June 21, 1976
Creator: Carter, J. Pat
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0464]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A closeup of the impassable bridge, scene of the bloody gunfights that ended the break from the prison. The single X marks the spot where a convict bullet put an end to the life of tab Ford, former deputy sheriff of Pittsburg and former prison guard and volunteer posseman. The double X's mark the spot where two convicts lying in ditch were killed by William E. Alexander, Pittsburg county deputy sheriff."
Date: August 10, 1941
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0468]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Taped bars on one the heavy grates cut by escaping penitentiary inmates at McAlester are inspected by prison official. The grate which blocked a utility tunnel, were cut by hacksaw blades and an acetylene torch."
Date: June 21, 1976
Creator: Carter, J. Pat
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society