[George Senator, Jack Ruby's roommate]

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Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. The image shows George Senator, Jack Ruby's roommate. Senator took reporters and photographers to the apartment he shared with Ruby on Sunday, November 24, 1963.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 120 mm.

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Allen, William November 24, 1963.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2011 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 876 times, with 53 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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 Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. The image shows George Senator, Jack Ruby's roommate. Senator took reporters and photographers to the apartment he shared with Ruby on Sunday, November 24, 1963.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 120 mm.

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This image is the first photograph on negative strip 54 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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Has Format : [Images of Jack Ruby's Home and Roommate, George Senator], SFMDP_1989-100-0067, ark:/67531/metapth185143/

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  • November 24, 1963

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  • Sept. 9, 2011, 3:01 p.m.

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  • Sept. 18, 2020, 4:28 p.m.

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Allen, William. [George Senator, Jack Ruby's roommate], photograph, November 24, 1963; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth185106/: accessed November 27, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.