[Cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters]

Description

Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters on November 23, 1963. Whaley drove Lee Harvey Oswald from the Greyhound station in downtown Dallas to Oak Cliff shortly after the assassination.

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

Creation Information

Dallas Times Herald November 23, 1963.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 and one other 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 253 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.

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Description

Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters on November 23, 1963. Whaley drove Lee Harvey Oswald from the Greyhound station in downtown Dallas to Oak Cliff shortly after the assassination.

Physical Description

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

Notes

This image is the eighth photograph on negative strip 43 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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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.

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  • November 23, 1963

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 9, 2011, 3:01 p.m.

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  • Dec. 10, 2013, 11:32 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dallas Times Herald. [Cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters], photograph, November 23, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth184999/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.