[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

[Sarah T. Hughes and other Texas judges with John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson]

Date: March 7, 1962
Creator: Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989
Description: Photograph of Sarah T. Hughes and other United States District Court judges from Texas, with President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson in the Oval Office of the White House, Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right: Judge James L. Noel, Jr.; Senator Ralph W. Yarborough (Texas); President Kennedy; Judge Sarah T. Hughes; Edmund O. Noel (in front), son of Judge Noel; Vice President Johnson; Judge Adrian A. Spears; Judge Leo Brewster. This particular photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by Kennedy's successor, President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah Hughes with affection and high regard. Lyndon B. Johnson." On the back of the photograph, "B5212-1" is handwritten in ink.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]

[Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]

Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Stoughton, Cecil
Description: Photograph of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson taking the presidential oath of office from U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes of Dallas, Texas (back to camera), aboard Air Force One at Love Field Airport, two hours and eight minutes after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. The photograph pictures more than a dozen people in the Air Force One cabin, including former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (right of LBJ), imminent First Lady Lady Bird Johnson (left of LBJ), Texas Congressman Albert Thomas (in bowtie left of Lady Bird), Jack Valenti (left of Thomas), and Texas Congressman Jack Brooks (on right, behind Mrs. Kennedy's left shoulder). This photographic print was presented to Judge Sarah T. Hughes by President Lyndon B. Johnson. An inscription at the bottom of the print, handwritten by President Johnson, reads "To Judge Sarah T. Hughes with love and appreciation. Lyndon B. Johnson." Printed on the back of the photograph is "CECIL STOUGHTON, The White House".
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
["November 22, 1963" by Sarah T. Hughes, with Lyndon B. Johnson first day of issue cover]

["November 22, 1963" by Sarah T. Hughes, with Lyndon B. Johnson first day of issue cover]

Date: August 27, 1973
Creator: Hughes, Sarah T. (Sarah Tilghman), 1896-1985
Description: Typescript by United States District Judge Sarah T. Hughes recounting her experiences on November 22, 1963, following President John F. Kennedy's assassination in Dallas. Judge Hughes describes the scene aboard Air Force One at Love Field as she administered the presidential oath of office to Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson. She concludes by expressing her confidence in President Johnson's character and his ability to lead the country in the aftermath of the assassination. In addition to Judge Hughes's narrative, the first page of the typescript serves as a first day of issue cover of a United States postage stamp featuring Lyndon B. Johnson, first authorized for use on August 27, 1973. The postal frank on the first page, below the stamp, reads "AUSTIN, AUG. 27, 1973, TX" and "FIRST DAY OF ISSUE".
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by P. G. McCaghren, concerning questioning of William Goffney]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by P. G. McCaghren, concerning questioning of William Goffney]

Date: December 17, 1963
Creator: McCaghren, P. G.
Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by P. G. McCaghren, concerning the questioning of William Goffney, who was seen running from city hall after the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald. McCaghren states that Goffney was apprehended and questioned, and it was determined that he could be released.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by O. A. Jones, concerning investigations on Jack Ruby]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by O. A. Jones, concerning investigations on Jack Ruby]

Date: December 24, 1963
Creator: Jones, O. A.
Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by O. A. Jones, concerning investigations conducted in connection with the Jack Ruby case that were not directly involved with the events of Sunday, November 24, 1963. The report includes previous arrests of Ruby, leads that Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald were acquainted, and other related investigations.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, concerning Jack Ruby's activities on November 23, 1963]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, concerning Jack Ruby's activities on November 23, 1963]

Date: December 18, 1963
Creator: Hart, H. M.
Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby on the morning of November 23, 1963. Hart states that Patrolman P. N. Cooper was approached by Ruby that day, who stated that it was a terrible thing that the President had been killed.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by P. G. McCaghren, concerning the questioning of William Goffney]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by P. G. McCaghren, concerning the questioning of William Goffney]

Date: December 17, 1963
Creator: McCaghren, P. G.
Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by P. G. McCaghren, concerning the questioning of William Goffney, who was arrested after running from City Hall after the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald. Goffney was interrogated and it was determined that he could be released.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by W. R. Westbrook, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by W. R. Westbrook, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby]

Date: December 12, 1963
Creator: Westbrook, W. R.
Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by W. R. Westbrook, concerning an investigation conducted in connection with the Jack Ruby case that was not directly involved with the events of Sunday, November 24, 1963.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby on November 23, 1963]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby on November 23, 1963]

Date: December 16, 1963
Creator: Hart, H. M.
Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby on the morning of November 23, 1963. Hart states that Sergeant D. V. Harkness observed Ruby standing in the street and asked him to return to the sidewalk. Harkness was acquainted with Ruby and knew him on sight.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by T. B. Leonard, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby]

[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by T. B. Leonard, concerning the activities of Jack Ruby]

Date: December 1, 1963
Creator: Leonard, T. B.
Description: Report by T. B. Leonard concerning the activities of Jack Ruby. Leonard describes attending a press conference in the Police Assembly Room and noticing Jack Ruby in the crowd. Leonard states that someone asked Ruby what he was doing there, and he stated that he had "brought the sandwiches," and was "interpreting for a Jewish newspaper."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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