[Camera misfire]

Description

Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image is a camera misfire which appears to show pavement, the shoes and shadows of one or two people and what may be the photographer's camera strap.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Allen, William November 22, 1963.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and two others and was provided by The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 45 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza first opened its doors in 1989 on the sixth and seventh floors of the building formerly known as the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, the site of the infamous assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It has a growing collection of more than 45.000 items related to President Kennedy's assassination and legacy.

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Description

Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image is a camera misfire which appears to show pavement, the shoes and shadows of one or two people and what may be the photographer's camera strap.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

Notes

This image is the first photograph on negative strip 24 in the Dallas Times Herald collection.

The Dallas Times Herald newspaper employed a number of staff photographers who were assigned to cover President Kennedy's visit to Fort Worth and Dallas. Not all photographs have a confirmed photographer.

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Collections

This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

Rescuing Texas History, 2011

The 2011 edition of Rescuing Texas History includes photographs, postcards, legal documents, and more. These materials reflect generations of past Texans who contributed to the history and culture of the state.

Dallas Times Herald Collection

The Dallas Times Herald played a crucial role in recording the historic visit of President John F. Kennedy to Dallas and Fort Worth, his subsequent assassination and its aftermath.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection

More than 11,000 pages of investigative materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation make up this collection. It also includes approximately 700 black and white images taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers that documented the events surrounding the assassination and four handwritten journals from jurors who sat on the Jack Ruby trial.

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  • November 22, 1963

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 9, 2011, 3:01 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Nov. 22, 2013, 9:29 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Allen, William. [Camera misfire], photograph, November 22, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth184785/: accessed April 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.