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[2012.201.B0051.0090]

Description: Plane crash site in a field in far northwest Oklahoma City. Four men stand in the wildflowers in front of the nose of the plane after rescuing the three men who were injured. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Plane Crash. Rescuers huddle around a downed aircraft in far northwest Oklahoma City Wednesday. Robert E. Cobb, Keith Latham and James Ray Mason Jr. were injured when the aircraft apparently lost power near Danforth Road and N Pennsylvania. Cobb and Latham were listed in fair condition at Mercy Health Center while Mason was listed in good condition."
Date: June 6, 1979
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0091]

Description: Close up view of the blown out tires of a 727 American Airlines jet. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Two tires on a 727 American Airlines jet at Will Rogers World Airport lie twisted after they exploded and burst into flames Sunday."
Date: June 3, 1979
Creator: Reed, Monty
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0085]

Description: Crumpled wreckage of a single-engine Cherokee airplane crash seen at night. The plane wrecked into the grassy field after losing its wings near NE 50 and Lynch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "2 Survive. The crumpled body of a single-engine Cherokee airplane came to rest Wednesday evening in a field near the intersection of NE 50 and Lynch in rural Oklahoma County. Authorities identified the passengers of the plane, which lost its wings as it slid through a fence, as Tom Tucker, 32, and Cathy Miller, 32, both Tahlequah. They were listed in critical but stable condition late Wednesday in Midwest City Memorial Hospital."
Date: December 5, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0087]

Description: Nighttime photo of a broken wing lying on top of a broken tree branch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A wing from a light plane that crashed near Harrah Wednesday injuring a Tahlequah couple lies against a small tree. Tom Tucker and Kathy Miller, both 32, were listed in critical but stable condition today at a Midwest City hospital. Officials said the Piper Cherokee 300 crashed in a field near the intersection of 50th Street and Lynch Road in eastern Oklahoma County, apparently snagged on a fence, ripping the wings off, before it struck a tree, the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office said. Federal Aviation Administration officials were investigating the crash today."
Date: December 5, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0281]

Description: An Oklahoma Highway Patrolman overseeing the lifting of a wrecked airplane by several workmen. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlain Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."
Date: July 17, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0282]

Description: Workmen using heavy equipment to right a flipped airplane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A pilot making an aerial pipeline inspection for the Champlin Petroleum Co. was killed Monday afternoon in the crash of this single-engine plane in a field near Marshall, about 20 miles southeast of Enid. the Highway Patrol said the pilot, Bruce Freking, 28, employed by Aviation Inc. of Tulsa, apparently was flying too low and that his wing tipped the ground when he lowered it to make a turn at about 3 p.m."
Date: July 17, 1979
Creator: Southerland, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0283]

Description: Federal Aviation Administration investigator examining the wreckage of a small aircraft in a field. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Federal Aviation Administration investigator Clifford G. Sheker probes the wreckage of an experimental airplane that crashed north of Edmond Saturday, killing the pilot, 32-year-old Raymond Melvin Glover of Spencer, and a passenger, Kevin Lee Johnson, 22, of Oklahoma City. the cause of the crash had not been determined late Saturday, but authorities said the aircraft appeared to be well made."
Date: November 4, 1979
Creator: Grier, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0280]

Description: Two young ladies looking over the wreckage of a small plane. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Twisted remains of a single-engine airplane that crashed just north of Kingfisher Sunday morning killing both passengers attracts the curiosity of Donna Steen and Sandy Wheeler."
Date: July 23, 1979
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0276]

Description: Nighttime photo of a man with a flashlight inspecting the debris that was left from a plane crash. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Federal Aviation Administration inspector E.B Possemriede checks the shredded wreckage of a twin-engine plane which crashed in El Reno.The wreckage was found Friday evening not far from Mustang Field where the plane took off Thursday morning. The pilot and two passengers were killed."
Date: January 13, 1979
Creator: Thompson, Michal
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0277]

Description: Three men boarding a boat in a lake. Two of the men are in wetsuits. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Divers board a boat in the search for a plane that apparently crashed into Lake Lugert Wednesday night. The pilot of the plane is believed to be Altus lawyer Stansell White, who is missing. All that has been found in the search effort so far is a suit jacket and a plane wheel, whose inflated tire allowed it to float to the shore."
Date: March 20, 1979
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0278]

Description: Two men setting up sonar equipment in the bed of a truck. A third man is getting a sailboat ready to launch. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sonar equipment has been brought into the now week-old search for a missing plane and its pilot believed to have gone down in Lake Altus. A strut and wheel from the single-engine private aircraft of Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside was discovered last Friday, but the rest of the wreckage has eluded divers and is believed to be buried in the lake bottom silt. Here a specialist team from a Louisiana salvage firm adjusts sonar equipment before joining the search Tuesday."
Date: March 21, 1979
Creator: Long, Paul
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0279]

Description: Photo of a cameraman taking pictures of an aircraft that has been retrieved from a lake. The plane is upside down and two men are examining the wreckage. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The wreckage of a plane believed piloted by Altus attorney Stansell Whiteside is inspected by authorities after it was retrieved from the bottom of Altus Reservoir where it was found Thursday. Divers had failed in their efforts to locate Whiteside's body. The plane apparently crashed March 15."
Date: March 26, 1979
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0960B.0136]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Canine unit officer Hershel Thomas restrains police dog Deke, poised to attack." Image is of a German Sheppard dog standing in the forefront barking while a man wearing a police uniform is holding the leash of the dog and crouching down to the dog's size.
Date: April 26, 1979
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

Cities of Oklahoma

Description: Book discussing the history Oklahoma's cities and metropolitan areas, including pictures and maps of the areas; some chapters deal with oil towns and others deal with multi-purpose cities. Index begins on page 161.
Date: 1979
Creator: Morris, John W., 1907-1982
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1009]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Rock Island work crews attempt this morning to straighten one of eight cars of a freight which derailed Sunday near NW 6 and Meridian."
Date: February 7, 1979
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0089]

Description: The photo shows a small aircraft in the forefront resting on the hood of a truck. The photo was taken in the daytime. A plane collided with a Chevrolet at Wiley Post Airport during a storm. Both vehicles have extensive damage. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Runaway plane landed on a car at Wiley Post Airport during Thursday storm."
Date: June 22, 1979
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1010]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Sign at NW 6 and Walker is part of a campaign by Dale Crouse to try to settle disputed facts of a May 24 auto accident, in which his son, Michael, 9, was injured."
Date: July 6, 1979
Creator: Gooch, Steve
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0086]

Description: Remnants of a crashed plane near Harrah are strewn throughout a tall grassy field. Two adults standing behind the tail survey the scene and two cars are in the background. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Remnants of the crashed plane are scattered for hundreds of yards around the crash site. The plane came to rest under a barbed-wire fence in a field near Harrah."
Date: December 6, 1979
Creator: Longstreath, David
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society