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[Photograph 2012.201.B1068.0381]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "The Karamu Quartet is composed of, left to right, Charles W. Tomlin, William Baker, Roy J. Lockett and Joseph L. Boatner. J. Harold Brown is pianist. They will be in concert at Southwestern State College in Weatherford on Feb. 23."
Date: February 17, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0216]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "These auto skid marks, in the center median strip in the 1100 block NE 13, show the path of death for a 33-year-old motorist who was electrocuted early Thursday after his car knocked down the electric light pole shown in the foreground. Here police traffic officials were still investigating the death of Robert Peyton McCarter, 33, of 219-1/2 Harrison, electrocuted after his car crashed into a power pole in the 1100 block NE 13. The Oklahoma City Motorist survived a grinding crash early Thursday when his speeding auto knocked down two small trees and an electric light pole, only to be electrocuted as he crawled from his overturned car. His face and head then came in contact with a 4,000-volt, electric line on the upended light pole, which had fallen across McCarter's 1950 model Ford. His face, the back of his head and hips were severely burned by the "hot" wire. Officers and a University hospital interne applied artificial respiration and the victim was administered oxygen in an ambulance, but he was pronounced dead on arrival at Mercy hospital. The freak accident left police undecided on whether to count the death as a traffic fatality or an accidental electrocution. The death certificate was signed electrocution and the attending physician reported finding no other injury, other than the severe electrical burns. Part of his clothing was burned away. Had there been no accident, the electric wires would not have been broken, but police feel they should be classified as two separate incidents. Capt. John McManus of the accident division said he thinks the motorist's death should not be listed as a traffic fatality. The captain added that a decision would not be made the case until he can confer ...
Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0166.0210]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Oklahoma City University students Geary Sims, Duncan, and Janet Taylor, Porter, get a preview of discussions to be conducted by OCU's Dr. Virgil F. Dougherty at the Capitol Hill YMCA."
Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1316.0215]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Tinkers field's new unit, the 506th strategic fighter wing, will know it's welcome as personnel come in between now and May 15."
Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0372.0318]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Another thrill has come the way of 5-year-old Kenny Linn who gained nationwide fame last week when he, armed with his cap pistol "shot it out" with an armed bandit."
Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0366B.0606]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Dewey "Snorter" Luster, Oklahoma University boxing coach, puts the gloves on Leo Fowler of Madill, who will represent the Sooners at 165 pounds against Houston Friday. The Sooner-Cougar match will be the first collegiate dual meet ever held in the state."
Date: February 17, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0225.0202]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Checking inquiries and requests for deeds to plots on an acre of Indian land continues to be a steady job for officials of the Red Man Foundation, Inc."
Date: February 17, 1955
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0291B.0054]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A scene being enacted dozens of times as Midwest City Kiwamians invite visitors of different faiths to their brotherhood meeting is shown by Rev. Richard Poole, 430 E Northrup and Bob Hay, 116 Chevy Chase, as they invite Morris Himelstein, Philip Neri catholic church, and Himelstein is from Emmanuel synagogue."
Date: February 17, 1955
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society