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[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0215]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Edward Leon Williams, 27 year old former convict from Fort Smith, Ark., Tuesday led authorities to the body of Rev. Tommie Robert Cooke, 24 year old assistant pastor of a Tulsa Baptist church."
Date: June 20, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0221]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The decision on whether to let Edward Leon "Pete" Williams die in the electric chair for the kidnapping of a Tulsa ministerial student is one of the most difficult ever faced b the criminal court of appeals, presiding Judge John A. Brett said Wednesday."
Date: July 18, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0218]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Two jail prisoner, one of them accused of murdering a Tulsa minister, slugged one jailer, pulled a knife on another and fled from Muskogee county jail Sunday morning."
Date: July 16, 1950
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0226]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Edward Leon "Pete" Williams slated to die in the electric chair April 4 for the kidnaping of a young Tulsa ministerial student, took another step toward death Tuesday when he was denied a federal court writ of habeas corpus."
Date: March 22, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0216]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Handcuffed to two prison guards, Edward Leon "Pete" Williams enter the federal building at McAlester Tuesday in what turned out to be futile attempt to escape the electric chair. On the left is Maj. Harlan Brown, chief guard, and on the right is Lieut. Jimmie Gremen."
Date: March 22, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1410.0220]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Murder trial of Edward Leon "Pete" Williams, was delayed Monday in Muskogee when a panel of 75 prospective jurors was exhausted because of "fixed" opinions."
Date: November 19, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society