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[Photograph 2012.201.B1353.0199]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ivan Wright, far right, of Hope, Ark., and son Lloyd, far left, display two large watermelons they harvested, weighing 197 and 200 pounds."
Date: September 11, 1983
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1353.0201]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "C.M. "Pod" Rogers of Hope believes a 195-pound watermelon grown in 1935 is a world record and he's trying to get the record recognized."
Date: August 16, 1977
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1353.0210]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lester Kent of Hope prepares to ship a 103-pound watermelon to a trio of Texans who didn't believe a 100-pound could be grown."
Date: August 8, 1972
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society