Jim Argo

When I moved to Oklahoma some 40 plus years ago, I knew little about the Sooner State. I often joke that my knowledge of Oklahoma was from the musical “Oklahoma!,” and when they sing about the wind sweeping down the plain, I laugh since I grew up in windy west Texas.
Oklahoman Published: October 3, 2008
Advertisement
;
When I moved to Oklahoma some 40 plus years ago, I knew little about the Sooner State. I often joke that my knowledge of Oklahoma was from the musical “Oklahoma!,” and when they sing about the wind sweeping down the plain, I laugh since I grew up in windy west Texas.

It didn’t take long to absorb the history and culture of my adopted state as I traveled around Oklahoma. Working as a photographer for The Oklahoman, I began to photograph the people and the landscape.

It didn’t take long to absorb the history and culture of my adopted state as I traveled around Oklahoma. Working as a photographer for The Oklahoman, I began to photograph the people and the landscape.

I soon realized that covering the news was covering tomorrow’s history and I began to look at photographs as a record of history. Many of my photographs began to illustrate a documentation of history. I soon realized that covering the news was covering tomorrow’s history and I began to look at photographs as a record of history. Many of my photographs began to illustrate a documentation of history.



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    College of Charleston president orders second investigation of Doug Wojcik
  2. 2
    Joe Paterno's son Jay sues Penn State for 'improper termination'
  3. 3
    Former Dallas Cowboys running back Robert Newhouse dead at 64
  4. 4
    Oklahoma man gets consecutive 20-year terms for rapes of intellectually challenged classmates
  5. 5
    Angels won't cap former OU pitcher Garrett Richards' innings
+ show more