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[Photograph 2012.201.B1398.0140]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Ronnie Wathen, 17, Lawton youth, smiles at Fort Sill Army hospital where he was taken after rescue from icy mountain ledge in Wichita Mountains."
Date: February 21, 1966
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1398.0145]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "After 16-hours stranded on the granite face of Elk Mountain through a fierce winter snowstorm, a 17-year-old's first words Monday when rescuers reached him were: "I'm really cold."
Date: 1966
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1398.0143]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Rescued from ledge on Elk Mountain near Lawton and heading for Reynolds Hospital at Fort Sill is Ronnie Wathen, 17, being assisted by Capt. Robert McCrary, flight surgeon on the H-37 Mojave helicopter which removed the youth from the mountain top."
Date: 1966
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1398.0142]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Worries ended, parents of a 17-year-old Lawton boy greeted him in the Fort Sill hospital Monday after he was rescued from a mountain cliff in Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge."
Date: 1966
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society