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George F. Tapscott

Inducted: 1999

GEORGE F. TAPSCOTT (1914-2002), assistant chief photographer for The Daily Oklahoman, devoted more than a half century as a highly respected photographer. However, his career as a news photographer took him from Oklahoma City to Germany where he served as a combat photographer for the 45th (Infantry) Division News during World War II. As a member of the National Guard, he not only took battle photos, but some of his best work pictures Nazi-held victims found in Dachau prison camp after they were liberated.

George F. Tapscott
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Selection Process

Honorees are selected by a committee comprised of hall of fame members, including its director, and distinguished leaders in journalism. The Selection Committee considers all nominations, both new ones and those held over from previous years, before selecting the honorees.

The 2024 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame nominee submission deadline is Tuesday, October 31, 2023.

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