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[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0643]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A Mercury capsule, such as a U.S. Astronaut will use in space flight from Cape Canaveral, Fla. is sent skyward."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: AP News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1030.0147]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Foreman Scotty makes a big hit with the kids. (Foreman Scotty, of WKY-TV, is known as Steve Powell off-screen, and is a native of Sharon, Oklahoma, and a graduate of Classen H.S. in OKC)"
Date: April 28, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1098.0647]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "A little joe rocket launched a Mercury capsule here today in a completely successful test of its recovery system."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0507]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "One died; another was critically injured. -One woman was killed instantly and another was critically injured in a car-train accident in the 3900 block NE 10 about 7:40 AM Friday. Dead was Mrs. Loatha O'Neal, 65, of Jones. ---Daughter Critical--- Her daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Lover, 43, of 2308 NE 20, is reported in critical condition at Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Lover was believed to have been the driver of the car. Mrs. O'Neal was thrown from the vehicle by the impact. The two women were the only occupants of an east-bound car. Officers said that the car apparently struck the front end of the south-bound Frisco passenger train. ---Car Hurled 60 Feet--- the force of the impact hurled the auto 60 feet. It landed on its top. Debris was scattered 200 feet from the point of impact. One of the victims was thrown from the auto. The accident occurred in the portion of the county between Oklahoma City, Midwest City and Del City. Troopers said there were no witnesses. R.B. Roy, 408 Moiselle, Midwest City, was the engineer of the train. conductor was Earl Hager, Monett, MO."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0494]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "LONE SHOE IS testimony of impact of train-car collision at 3900 NE 10 early Thursday in which one woman was killed and another critically injured. The shoe belonged to one of the women in the car which was demolished when it skidded onto a railroad crossing just west of Sunnylane. One woman was killed instantly and another was critically injured in a car-train accident in the 3900 block NE 10 about 7:40 AM Friday. Dead was Mrs. Loatha O'Neal, 65, of Jones. --- Daughter Critical --- Her daughter, Mrs. Gertrude Lover, 43, of 2308 NE 20, is reported in critical condition at Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Lover was believed to have been the driver of the car. Mrs. O'Neal was thrown from the vehicle by the impact. The two women were the only occupants of an east-bound car. Officers said the apparently struck the front end of the south-bound Frisco passenger train. --- Car Hurled 60 Feet --- The force of the impact hurled the auto 60 feet. It landed on its top. Debris was scattered 200 feet from the point of impact. One of the victims was thrown from the auto. The accident occurred in the portion of the county between Oklahoma City, Midwest City and Del City. Troopers said there were no witnesses. R.B. Roy, 408 Moiselle, Midwest City, was engineer of the train. Conductor was Earl Hager, Monett, Mo." "
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0227.0094]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Dr. J. Stanley Clark packs up. The man who figures out "where the money goes" is leaving Tinker Air Force base but he will remain in Oklahoma City and continue working in the aviation field."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: TINKER A.F.B.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0233.0530]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "One of the first Oklahoma City University graduates to return to the Northwest High School camps as a teacher this fall is Don Gardner, 1539 NW 24."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Lucas, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0314.0057]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Pam Dormon's 3-year Spanish background will take on a Latin American flavor this summer, thanks to her knowledge of Red Cross."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Cobb, Richard
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0280.0358]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "CHARTING PLANS for the new season are Mrs. Grady D. Harris jr., newly elected president of the Oklahoma city Bankers Wives Club, and Mrs. Howard C. Meadows, second vice-president."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0387.0631]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "New Postmaster of Oklahoma City, John H. McCasland, right, toured the cavernous post office shortly before taking over the job officially Friday night."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Matheson, Mandell
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0358B.0382]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Tinker Employes Roy Crabtree, Shawnee, (operating the crane) William L. Helphery, 241 E Jarmen and Henry Dear, 4356 Woodedge, load Oklahoma's replica of the Liberty Bell to move it to the Loyalty day Parade reviewing stand."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0358B.0377]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "There will be some heavy equipment from Tinker to move the bell , we want pics. of them picking the bell up and loading it on a truck."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1003.0201]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "NEW BEAR CUBS, including this four-month-old female grizzly from Tulsa, have moved into the Lincoln Park Zoo, bringing to 11 the total number of bears here."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1247.0145]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Education for Africans in the U. S. will be one of the topics at a meeting of the Institute of International Education in OKC Monday. Albert G. Sims, VP of institute operations, will speak at the dinner at Skirvin Hotel."
Date: April 28, 1961
Creator: Blackstone Studios
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society