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Fortnightly Music Club

Description: Photograph of the Fortnightly Music Club preforming in the George Washington Bi-Centennial program at the Hotel Aldridge ball room, on a Monday night, McAlester, OK. L to R: front: 1. Mrs. R.L. Crutcher, 2. Mrs. C.C. Dunham, 3. Mrs. T. Wilson Shipley. Back: 1. Mrs. E.L. Milner, 2. Mrs. Ernest Ambrose, 3. Mrs. Wilbur Cartwright, 4. Mrs. W.T. Edwards, 5. Mrs. B.S. Nabors, 6. Mrs. O.W. Rice.
Date: October 10, 1932
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1048.0018_1]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Cemetery"
Date: September 10, 1940
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0283.0018]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Walter Haggard, Pittsburg county sheriff, displays the razor which convicts held at the throat of Warden Jess Dunn as they passed through a penitentiary gate Sunday in a frustrated effort to escape."
Date: August 10, 1941
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0409]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "This is the exterior view of the east gate at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary at McAlester through which convicts marched Warden Jess Dunn Sunday in an effort to escape which ended in the death of the warden, two convicts and Tab Ford, former prison guard."
Date: August 10, 1941
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0464]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "A closeup of the impassable bridge, scene of the bloody gunfights that ended the break from the prison. The single X marks the spot where a convict bullet put an end to the life of tab Ford, former deputy sheriff of Pittsburg and former prison guard and volunteer posseman. The double X's mark the spot where two convicts lying in ditch were killed by William E. Alexander, Pittsburg county deputy sheriff."
Date: August 10, 1941
Creator: Kaho, C. J.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0469]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "This is the car used by fleeing prisoners after bloody battle."
Date: August 10, 1947
Creator: Turner, John H.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1227.0097]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "William Samet, serving a life term in the Oklahoma penitentiary at McAlester, devoted eight years to learning to paint with his left hand."
Date: December 10, 1948
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1249.0211]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "At right, thee Slobsky get acquainted with the smallwoods' birddog. Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Slobsky."
Date: November 10, 1949
Creator: Johnson, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

First Presbyterian Church

Description: Photograph of the First Presbyterian Church, McAlester, OK. Printed by Curteich, Chicago, IL, May 10, 1951.
Date: May 10, 1951
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0287.0123]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Among those attending the luncheon and fashion show given Monday by the Auxiliary to the Oklahoma State Medical society were (left to right) Mrs. George D. Felder, New Orleans ; Mrs. George Turner, El Paso, Texas; Mrs. W. R. Cheatwood, Duncan, and Mrs. Millard L. Henry, McAlester."
Date: May 10, 1954
Creator: King, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1064.0164]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Maryn Price, junior at McAlester high school, is president of thr Oklahoma Future Teachers of America."
Date: January 10, 1956
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1372.0317]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Rep. Carl Williams, left, in light coat, and other committeemen hear A.L. Dutton, superintendent of prison industries, explain the tag plant during a tour of penitentiary facilities."
Date: December 10, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0320B.0193]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Lee Johnson, prison sociologist, chats with a prisoner awaiting interview with a visiting psychiatrist."
Date: November 10, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1013.0450]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Prison gymnasium juts from the west end of the hospital. Warden Robert R. Raines was turned down when he requested funds to convert little used gym into a mental hospital."
Date: November 10, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0053.0194]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "JUMBLED WRECKAGE of 21 freight cars, part of a 135 car Rock Island train, littered the tracks near Haywood in Pittsburg County after they derailed Wednesday."
Date: September 10, 1964
Creator: Oklahoma
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1048.0018_2]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Cemetery"
Date: September 10, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1048.0018_3]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Prison cemetery"
Date: September 10, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1048.0018_5]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Prison Cemetery"
Date: September 10, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1048.0018_6]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Prison Cemetery"
Date: September 10, 1964
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0343.0056]

Description: Photograph used for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Jim Knight, McAlester"
Date: November 10, 1969
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0111.0506]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Defense lawyers Ainslie Terrault, left, and Robert Brown confer prior to opening of murder trial .."
Date: May 10, 1971
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B1428.0085]

Description: Photograph used for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Mrs. Sharon Young, whose husband Al, is serving a one-year sentence for second degree burglary, began last month in her efforts to organize a regular schedule of visits to the penitentiary for women who cannot afford the expense of the trip on their own."
Date: March 10, 1972
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0319.0565]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Her horse appears to be wondering what it's all about as Sharon Eddington, Hartshorne rodeo queen, stops by the local tag agency during a ride downtown."
Date: July 10, 1972
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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