[Affidavit by William H. Shelly]

Description:

Handwritten affidavits by William H. Shelly. Shelly states that he was watching the president in the parade when he heard three shots. He encountered a woman who also works in the Texas School Book Depository who was crying and said that the president had been killed. He went back to the building, called his wife to tell her the news, and watched the elevator to make certain that no one exited. Shelly had supervised Lee Harvey Oswald closely since he started working at the Texas School Book Depository. Oswald kept to himself and took walks at noon.

Creator(s): Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Creation Date: November 22, 1963
Partner(s):
Dallas Municipal Archives
Collection(s):
John F. Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection
John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 39
Past 30 days: 4
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Date(s):
  • Creation: November 22, 1963
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
November 22, 1963
Description:

Handwritten affidavits by William H. Shelly. Shelly states that he was watching the president in the parade when he heard three shots. He encountered a woman who also works in the Texas School Book Depository who was crying and said that the president had been killed. He went back to the building, called his wife to tell her the news, and watched the elevator to make certain that no one exited. Shelly had supervised Lee Harvey Oswald closely since he started working at the Texas School Book Depository. Oswald kept to himself and took walks at noon.

Note:

Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

Physical Description:

[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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Keyword(s): Dallas Police Department | affidavits
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Dallas Municipal Archives
Collection:
John F. Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection
Collection:
John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DSMA_91-001-0106009-0131
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth337254
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text