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Albert Lawrence Bates Fingerprint Card, 1933 (Oklahoma City Police Department)

Description: Oklahoma City Police Department fingerprint card for Albert Lawrence Bates. It includes a list of his criminal record dating from 1916 to 1933 plus a mugshot. Albert L. Bates (October 16, 1893-July 4, 1948) was an American bank robber and burglar during the 1920s and 1930s. He used a number of different aliases during his criminal career including George Davis, George Harris and J.B. King. He was the longtime partner of George "Machine Gun" Kelly and participated in the kidnapping of oil tycoon Charles Urschel in 1933. He died in Alcatraz Prison in 1948.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma City (Okla.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Dog On Couch]

Description: Photograph of a dog named Carky sitting on a couch on a porch. There is other furniture on the porch, and a house is visible in the background.
Date: Summer 1937
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

One Down and Two to Go

Description: Photograph of a watercolor painting that depicts two cowboys on horseback attempting to catch a bull that has pulled down a third cowboy and horse. It was on display at the Inaugural Exhibition for the National Cowboy Hall of Fame on June 26, 1965.
Date: unknown
Creator: Russell, Charles M.
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

[Client Card: Ms. Alexandra Alaupovic]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for Ms. Alexandra Alaupovic, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry.
Date: August 1978
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

Still Looking For The Mean!

Description: Text for a speech by Barbara C. Jordan at the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The speech addresses the ongoing struggle for equality in America.
Date: April 24, 1993
Creator: Jordan, Barbara C.
Partner: Texas Southern University

[News Script: Fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a five-alarm fire at an aircraft manufacturing plant near Oklahoma City.
Date: August 25, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

South Wall Street, Paris, Texas

Description: Monochromatic postcard with picture of a three-story building with striped awnings. Printed text reads,"South Wall Street, Paris, Texas" Correspondence on the card reads, "Dear 'Little Rosa' Your Auntie is looking forward with a great deal of pleasure to seeing you and Mud Sat. night. Wish 'daddy' was coming too. My transportation bus came so I'll be in ? if nothing happens. Hattie is coming with me, and will beat you -all ? a few hours, if we are not late. Bye Bye Your aunt Auntie rosa"" Sent to Mr.A. Bassano in Paris, Texas. Postmarked Oct 15, 1907 in Oklahoma City.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[News Script: Cowboy hall of fame]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about groundbreaking ceremonies on the Cowboy Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City.
Date: January 8, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Clip: Chance Vought Jet Sets Speed Record]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about the National Air Show in Oklahoma City at which an airplane built by Chance-Vought Aircraft that set the official national speed record was featured, and Broadway star Jayne Mansfield made an appearance.
Date: September 3, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections