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[Photograph 2012.201.B0247.0058]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "A new Oklahoma Crippled Children's Society headquarters on which construction begins May 1 will offer a wider service program next year, predicts Wallace P. Bonifield, society executive director."
Date: March 5, 1973
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0295.0204]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Myrtle Davis is a spunky, 74-year-old grandmother who refuses to let either age or infirmities slow her down in her own personal ministry to people in need, especially those society may have written off."
Date: August 23, 1973
Creator: Taylor, Robert
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0745]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "Eunice Irene Hughes, 57, of 4213 West Park Place escaped serious injury today when this two-ton truck loaded with 60,000 pounds of meat toppled onto her car at NW 10 and May. The truck driver, J. C. Kunkle, 47, of 7824 NW 7, told police he lost control of the vehicle when he swerved to avoid another car. The truck struck a traffic signal and concrete median before rolling onto the car which was stopped for a red light. Officers said the woman was taken to University Hospital with minor injuries."
Date: October 16, 1973
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0229.0627]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Teddy N. Cobb, Claremore senior and son of Mr. and Mrs. Tyrus R. Cobb, is a member of the Hotel and Restaurant Society and affiliated with Kappa Sigma fraternity."
Date: December 30, 1973
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0379

Description: Photograph taken at night of a house fire with a car in the foreground. Caption: "An electrical short in the attic was cited as the cause of a fire at 1109 SW 61 Wednesday night."
Date: November 28, 1973
Creator: Traverse, Cliff
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

BASEMENT BOX 66.0368

Description: Photograph taken during daylight of a firefighter working in the charred wreckage of a burned building. Caption: "A fire touched off by an apparent short circuit heavily damaged a massive air conditioning unit at United Founders Life Tower Thursday, shooting flames dangerously close to the cylindrical office building and prompting firemen to turn in a precautionary second alarm, authorities said."
Date: May 10, 1973
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.0993]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Swede Savage's car explodes as it rams the inside wall coming out of the fourth turn. Savage managed to survive but suffered severe burns and broken bones."
Date: May 31, 1973
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0322]

Description: Mangled plane wreckage in a field. The weeds are crushed suggesting a vehicle had backed up to the wreckage. There are no other signs of an investigation in the photo. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Crumpled Fuselage of a light airplane that crashed Saturday night lies in a remote pasture between Blanchard and the H.E. Bailey Turnpike. An Oklahoma Jaycee official, his wife and another man, all of Lawton, died in the crash."
Date: April 9, 1973
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0244.0239]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Lloyd Dwaine Cowin , left, is confronted in woods about 5 miles southeast of where 3 persons were murdered Wednesday."
Date: January 20, 1973
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1028]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "No serious injuries were reported after this bus loaded with school children overturned today. Nine Children Slightly Hurt School Bus Overturns A school bus carrying some 45 children overturned on the Broadway extension near NW 50 this morning, but none of the children was seriously injured. One child, Vanessa Golden, 9, was taken from the scene by ambulance to Mercy Hospital where she was treated and released. Eight others were sent to Baptist Hospital for checking after they arrived at the Quail Creek school nurses. A spokesman at Baptist said none of the children there appeared to be seriously injured. All were later released. The bus owned by School Bus Transportation Co., was carrying first through fourth grade children from the Dewey school attendance area to Quail Creek, where they are assigned for classes under the Finger plan. A spokesman said the children were picked up in the vicinity of NE 30 and Kelly. The bus operated by Sharon Short, 19-year-old Oklahoma City University student, was northbound on Broadway when the accident occurred. Police quoted a witness as saying the right rear tire on the bus blew out and the vehicle started swerving. It struck the center median."
Date: January 31, 1973
Creator: Argo, Jim
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0051.1126]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma City Times newspaper. Caption: "The Driver Walked Away-- Gayle T. Omerlin, 19,of 253 W Eubanks, emerged apparanlty unhurt about 9:00 AM today, after his car was hit by a wind gust, smashed several fence sections and overturned." Photo by Joe Miller. Original Photo 02/12/73. Published on T-2-12-73."
Date: February 12, 1973
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0556]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Herbert Stein, right, Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors, briefs newsman Monday at the White House on President Nixon's request to Congress to permit him to sell $4.1 billion from the national stockpile of strategic material no longer needed."
Date: April 16, 1973
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[2012.201.B0051.0157]

Description: A fireman standing near the back section of a plane lying near a highway. Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "SEVERED TAIL section of a twin-engine aircraft sits in the North Canadian riverbed Sunday, a remnant of a crash that claimed the lives of a Houston family. A man and his wife and their 10-year-old son died in the crash when the plane stalled on a landing approach and crashed into a train trestle. Story on Page 1."
Date: March 18, 1973
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0296.0155]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Sunday was Mrs. Oscar Day's last official day of operating the nursery at the First United Methodist Church in Durant after 52 years in the job."
Date: September 3, 1973
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0371]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Jane Conrad speaks to her husband, Skylab commander Charles "Pete" Conrad, Sunday via a special hookup at the Johnson Space Center Mission Control."
Date: June 18, 1973
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0052.1149]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Part of Gary Coleman's motorcycle lies beneath the 25-ton road scraper which struck and killed the boy Monday. TEEN HIT BY SCRAPER, CYCLIST DIES IN CRASH, State Traffic Toll, 1973 deaths to date: 367, 1972 deaths to date: 406, 1973 deaths under 21: 97, A 15-year-old Oklahoma City boy was killed Monday afternoon when his small motorcycle was struck by a 25-ton road scraper, police said. Dead is: GARY COLEMAN, 15, of 3125 SW 47. Coleman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Coleman, was hit by the scraper near the intersection of SW 36 and Independence, Officer Seth Owsley, accident investigator said. Owsley said the scraper, owned by the Nineteenth Seed Co., 4110 S Woodward, was being used on the construction of I-240 just south of the intersection. The driver of the scraper, Randall Harris, 22, of 3712 Newcastle, told Owsley he was leaving the construction site when the accident occurred. he told the officer two flagmen were blocking S Independence and he was driving the scraper down a 2-degree grade. Coleman, Harris told the officer, turned south on S Independence from the westbound lane of SW 36. Witnesses estimated the boy was traveling about 45 m.p.h., Owsley said. Harris said he pushed the brake pedal and dropped the scraper blade trying to stop the machine, which Owsley estimated was traveling about 40 m.p.h. Owsley said the scraper knocked the youth 77 feet from the point of impact and dragged the motorcycle several feet beyond that before stopping. Coleman was pronounced dead of massive head and internal injuries on arrival at South Community Hospital."
Date: July 9, 1973
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0298.0227]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "At the Beaux Arts Ball given to benefit the Oklahoma Art Center the list of debutantes making their bows included Miss Amy Virginia Harrison, Miss Laurie Ann Dale and Miss Rachel Ruth Lawrence."
Date: November 24, 1973
Creator: Albright, Bob
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0235.0273]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "John Conklin is happy. Only two modifications had to be made in the six vanloads of scenery he designed for "Lorelei."
Date: February 20, 1973
Creator: Tullous, Don
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0236.0367]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Jane Conrad, wife of Skylab commander Charles "Pete" Conrad. worshipped Sunday at the Presbyterian church near the Space Center in Houston."
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0225.0132]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "The FBI announced Thursday that Ronald Harvey, top, and Samuel Richard Christian have been added to the list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives."
Date: December 7, 1973
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society
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