1955 RESCUED First Place Spot News Pictures of the Year Award Soldier Help Photo

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 11, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

Type I. UPI News Press Wire Photo. Measures 7x9".

St Louis: First Place spot news picture in the 12th annual "News Pictures of the Year" contest was "Rescued" by Edward C. Meyer of the St Louis Globe democrat. The picture shows a soldier assisting a woman from the wreckage after a violent storm razed part of a Grandstand during a civic Program.........5-5-1955

This is part of a collection from a former employee of the UPI in Tribune Towers before this collection was moved to New York. Look for many more great images covering many different topics. These photos have been part of a working archive for many years and have had many different people removing them from folders. So there are varying degrees of wear on the photos.

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