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[Photograph 2012.201.B1337.0364]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "There was more than one reason for Martin Van Meter of Calera, Okla., to be cheered over his showing the grand champion at the Bryan County, Okla., junior livestock show at Durant."
Date: March 10, 1967
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1372.0409]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Cowboy Pink Williams, 82-year-old Caddo rancher and former lieutenant governor and state treasurer, was an unexpected entry in the Democratic primary for treasurer."
Date: July 10, 1974
Creator: Artman, Roger
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1205.0414]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "C. F. Howard has resigned as superintendent of school at Colbert, and will be replaced by Jim Spivey, a former all-American basketball player from Southeastern State Univ. in Durant, who has been athletic director at Grayson Co. College in Denison, Tex."
Date: January 10, 1976
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1119.0056]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Which roadbed is wider? That's the question both Texas and Oklahoma county commissioners are pondering on this Carpenter's Bluff railroad bridge east of Denison, Texas. This shot is looking south from the Oklahoma side of the Red River."
Date: November 10, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1245.0206]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Wayne Silver, associate professor of biology at Southeastern State College, will recieve his PH.D. degree in botany from Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana., June 10, according to Dr. A.E. Shearer, Southeastern dean."
Date: May 10, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0234.0366]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "DISTINGUISHED GUEST at state meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday was Gov. Bartlett, shown with Mrs. F. H. Gates of Durant, DAR state regent."
Date: September 10, 1970
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0410.0300]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Eighteen high schools and one junior high school will be represented at the eleventh annual Southeastern State college band festival Monday and Tuesday, Dr. Howard H. Rye, head of the music department said. The festival is expected to attract about 800 students. Guest conductor will be Leonard V. Falcone, music professor and director of bands at Michigan State university."
Date: February 10, 1957
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0318.0130]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "as the artist sees the new half-million-dollar toy factory to be built in Durant by the Strombecker corp. of Chicago, America's oldest toy manufacturer."
Date: December 10, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0422.0207]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "In this modern age of jet travel and the H-bomb, most folks are too sophisticated to put much stock in jinxes and other superstitious nonsense. Take "water witches" for example. Not many people believe that in fellow with a willow branch clasped tightly in both hands can really find water. If one wants to find water he should to about it scientifically, using gadgets with flashing lights and dials, and maybe even a bugger or two tossed in for good measure. That may be all right for some folks, but not for Charlie Fisher. Fisher is a 78 year old Bryan county farmer who believed in the water witch. And, lucky or not, fisher gambled twice on the water witch and has won both times."
Date: August 10, 1958
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society