[Alek Hidell ID Cards]

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Photographs of two ID cards for Alek Hidell, a known alias of Lee Harvey Oswald. The first is from the United States Marine Corp. The other is a "Notice of Classification" card.

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2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm.

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. 1960~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: John F. Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection and one other and was provided by Dallas Municipal Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 734 times , with 18 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Municipal Archives

Dallas Municipal Archives partnered with the Portal to provide access to several collections, one of which is the John F Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection. Oher collections include Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs; Dallas Water Utilities Records and Photographic Series, 1882-1990; Dallas Farmers Market - Henry Forschmidt Collection 1938-1986; Clyde Barrow Gang Collection; and the Love Field Album and Photographs Collection.

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Description

Photographs of two ID cards for Alek Hidell, a known alias of Lee Harvey Oswald. The first is from the United States Marine Corp. The other is a "Notice of Classification" card.

Physical Description

2 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 10 cm.

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Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

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John F. Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection

The John F. Kennedy/Dallas Police Department Collection contains 404 photographs that include the sniper's nest in downtown Dallas Texas School Book Depository Building, where Oswald allegedly fired on Kennedys motorcade; the back and front yards of the boarding house at 214 Neely; Dealey Plaza; the intersection at Tenth Street and Patton Avenue where Oswald allegedly fatally shot Dallas patrolman J.D. Tippit; interiors of the Texas Theater, where Oswald was arrested by Dallas police; and the basement of Dallas City Hall, where Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald on Nov. 24, 1963.

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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  • 1960~

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  • Sept. 29, 2013, 11:29 p.m.

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  • Nov. 6, 2013, 10:50 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. [Alek Hidell ID Cards], photograph, 1960~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth337158/: accessed August 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.