[An airport worker putting cases in the luggage compartment of a plane]

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Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker putting cases back into the luggage compartment of an aircraft at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. In the background on the other side of the plane passengers' feet can be seen as they board the plane via staircase.

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

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Dallas Times Herald November 24, 1963.

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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 137 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 presents nearly 700 photographs from its Dallas Times Herald Collection that document the events surrounding the Kennedy assassination, November 21-25, 1963.

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Description

Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker putting cases back into the luggage compartment of an aircraft at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. In the background on the other side of the plane passengers' feet can be seen as they board the plane via staircase.

Physical Description

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

Notes

This image is the third photograph on negative strip 50 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. These photos were most likely taken by Bill Beal.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2011

Rescuing Texas History, 2011 features collections from 13 partners: Carollton Public Library, Cleveland Historic Society, Collingsworth County Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Mike Cochran Collection, Sam Rayburn House Museum, St. David's Episcopal Church, National Museum of the Pacific War, Talkington/Clement Family Archives, Sam Rayburn House Museum, Travis County District Clerk's Office, Witte Museum, and Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.

Dallas Times Herald Collection

The Sixth Floor Museum’s Dallas Times Herald Collection contains original negatives of approximately 700 black-and-white news images taken by the newspaper’s photographers over the assassination weekend and beyond. Included in the collection are many unique and crucial images, and though only a few of these historic scenes were published by the Times Herald in 1963, they provide a powerful visual record of President Kennedy's last hours in Fort Worth and Dallas, including the motorcade, assassination aftermath, and investigations. The images also provide compelling evidence of the grief and chaos that ensued in the days following the tragedy.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection

The John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection features more than 11, 000 pages of investigative materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation currently housed at the Dallas Municipal Archives. The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza contributed approximately 700 black-and-white news images taken by the Dallas Times Herald's photographers that documents the events surrounding the assassination and four handwritten journals from jurors who sat on the Jack Ruby trial.

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  • November 24, 1963

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 9, 2011, 3:01 p.m.

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  • Dec. 18, 2013, 11:08 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dallas Times Herald. [An airport worker putting cases in the luggage compartment of a plane], photograph, November 24, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth185084/: accessed September 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.