[Journal of J. Waymon Rose, juror during Jack Ruby's murder trial]

[Journal of J. Waymon Rose, juror during Jack Ruby's murder trial]

Date: February 28, 1964
Creator: Rose, J. Waymon
Description: Mohawk theme book used as a journal by Ruby trial juror, J. Waymon Rose. A salesman for a Dallas furniture manufacturer, Rose was selected as the tenth juror in the 1964 trial of Jack Ruby for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. At his wife's suggestion, Mr. Rose kept a detailed journal of his experiences during the course of the trial, detailing the living conditions and limited activities of himself and his fellow jurors as well as his personal thoughts on Jack Ruby, his attorneys and the trial as a whole. The journal contains 50 handwritten pages within a spiral-bound notebook of 76 pages.
Contributing Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 01, Spring, 2006

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 01, Spring, 2006

Date: 2006
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Law and Disorder."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Historical Society
82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 748, Chapter 718

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 748, Chapter 718

Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[News Script: D'Angelo]

[News Script: D'Angelo]

Date: September 13, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Joseph D'Angelo, a twenty-year-old Brooklyn man charged with raping an eleven-year-old Dallas girl, and his attempt to plead guilty in the middle of the jury selection process.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed]

[News Script: Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed]

Date: August 20, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about postponing the trial of Frank Sexton because the jury pool was too small to try a death penalty case.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: D'Angelo is Guilty, Gets Life Sentence]

[News Script: D'Angelo is Guilty, Gets Life Sentence]

Date: September 19, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the sentencing of a twenty-year-old Brooklyn man, Joseph D'Angelo, for raping an eleven-year-old Dallas girl.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Hagler Sentenced to Six Month Term]

[News Script: Hagler Sentenced to Six Month Term]

Date: September 17, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the sentencing of David Fred Hagler, a man acquitted for murder, but convicted for making false statements about his obtainment of F.H.A. loans.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clip: Telephone ; D'Angelo]

[News Clip: Telephone ; D'Angelo]

Date: September 13, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany two news stories. The first is about the celebration of 75 years of telephone service in Fort Worth. Second is a story covering Joseph D'Angelo, a twenty-year-old Brooklyn man charged with raping an eleven-year-old Dallas girl, and his attempt to plead guilty in the middle of the jury selection process.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Clip: Dog Bite Victim, Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed, Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths]

[News Clip: Dog Bite Victim, Assault Trial of Sexton Postponed, Murder and Suicide Verdict in Deaths]

Date: August 20, 1956
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story about locating a six year old boy named King Lear, who was bitten by a dog that was later determined to be rabid, a murder-suicide that orphaned three young boys, and postponing the trial of Frank Sexton because the jury pool was too small to try a death penalty case.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[News Script: Dickens]

[News Script: Dickens]

Date: July 30, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the formal sentencing of Raymond Seymour Dickens, a convicted rapist. He receives a ninety-nine year prison sentence.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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