James C. Argo

Inducted: 1997

JAMES C. ARGO (1938-2017) has made enduring pictures of Oklahoma life since beginning work at the Oklahoman. His many international, national, regional and state awards testify that he was an aggressive and talented photojournalist. Whether it was reporting on floods, killer tornadoes, the wheat harvest or a deadly terrorist bombing, Argo time and again captured by word and film the images of joy and despair that comprise life in Oklahoma.