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[Photograph 2012.201.B0359.0255]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Most little girls celebrate their birthdays attired fit to kill but British Princess Anne is an exception to the rule."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1314.0570]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Admiring the giant trophy for the Turnpike Sports Festival, Judy Griffin, left, and Terry Mann Prepare for this weekend's three sport carvival which will include more than 150 athletes."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Gumm, John
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0512]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Mary, Geary above Tulsa junior girls singles entry chats with Anna Gray and Barbara Buckley of Oklahoma before Saturday's opening session of the Turnpike sports festival."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0225]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Conventions are old hat to former Son. Tom Connolly, who placidly reads his paper during a bit of a demonstration in convention hall in Chicago."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0114.0462]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "MARY GEARY, above, Tulsa junior girls singles entry, chats with Ann Gray and Barbara Buckley of Oklahoma before Saturday's opening session of the Turnpike sports festival."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Peterson, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0583]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Eighteen scorched acres of airport grass and a metal plane melted down to its frame were all that was left Saturday from a mysterious attempt at a moonlight flight between here and Norman Friday night."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0221]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Car wrapped around tree in crash at NW 23 and Robinson. Police said it was a "miracle" that a 57-year-old Texas woman escaped with her life after her car went out of control for a block on busy N Robinson Saturday morning. The woman, Mrs. Angie Gorin, Austin, Texas, suffered severe facial lacerations and bruises in the crash. She was immediately taken into surgery at Mercy hospital where her condition was described as serious Her accident, another earlier in Capitol Hill, and several minor ones in other parts of the city, made police fear the city's long breather from traffic death is near an end. Nears Record Saturday Oklahoma City went into its 93rd day since a traffic death. Longest periods without a traffic death were in 1954 an 1955 when 99 days were chalked up, and 108 days in 1939. Mrs. Groin's car veered crazily out of control for a city block, polices said, after she attempted to turn off NW 23 onto N Robinson. Traffic investigator W.J. Marshall said Mrs. Gorin's vehicle first struck a station wagon driven by Adurey Golden Tidwell, 49 of 318 NW 23, then jumped the boulevard island. Tire tracks on lawns showed Mrs. Gorin's car then sideswiped a telephone pole, weaved between several trees, and finally rammed head-on into a large elm tree. Traffic Lieut. S.W. Stephens said "only a miracle saved her from more critical injuries." Tidwell, uninjured, told police he was nearly stopped when Mrs. Gorin's car struck his. Police could not explain immediately why Mrs. Gorin's car went out of control for such a distance, after Tidwell said she was going no more than 15 or 20 miles per hour. Throttle Stuck? Police said it was possible the ...
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0577]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Eighteen scorched acres of airport grass and a metal plane melted down to its frame were all that was left Saturday from a mysterious attempt at a moonlight flight between here and Norman Friday night."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0125.0159]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "AMONG THE TOP micro-midget drivers who'll race in Sunday night's variety racing show at the fairgrounds will be Bill Carpenter."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0233.0055]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Ever try chasing down a preacher, then blow a fuse when you can't find him, or even claim, "I bet he's the best golfer in the country--he must spend half his time on the course?"
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.0584]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The state fire marshal Wednesday launched a full scale arson investigation into two mysterious fires in the last five days that destroyed two airplanes at a private airport near Moore."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Winford, Wesley
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0346.0123]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Helping Tulsa run up a solid margin over city golfers in that portion of the annual Turnpike Sports Festival is this pair of young linkswomen, Jill Kreager, (left) and Patty David."
Date: August 18, 1956
Creator: Gumm, John
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society