[Note to Chief Rathburn from Paul F. Roth, January 10, 1992]

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Note addressed to the City Manager's Office. The note reads: "We get many unusual letters but thought you and Chief Rathburn would find this of interest. It was addressed to me with no explanation."

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[1] p. ; 22 cm.

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. January 10, 1992.

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Note addressed to the City Manager's Office. The note reads: "We get many unusual letters but thought you and Chief Rathburn would find this of interest. It was addressed to me with no explanation."

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[1] p. ; 22 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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Letter by Edwin A. Walker states that President Kennedy knew Lee Harvey Oswald. Attached to the letter is a report to Jesse E. Curry by Forrest V. Sorrels dated December 26, 1963. The report regards the attempted assassination of General Edwin A. Walker.

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[Letter to Dallas Police Department from Edwin A. Walker, November 1991 #2] (Letter)

[Letter to Dallas Police Department from Edwin A. Walker, November 1991 #2]

Letter by Edwin A. Walker states that President Kennedy knew Lee Harvey Oswald. Attached to the letter is a report to Jesse E. Curry by Forrest V. Sorrels dated December 26, 1963. The report regards the attempted assassination of General Edwin A. Walker.

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  • January 10, 1992

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  • January 10, 1992 - January 21, 1992

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  • Sept. 29, 2013, 11:29 p.m.

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  • Nov. 11, 2013, 11:41 a.m.

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. [Note to Chief Rathburn from Paul F. Roth, January 10, 1992], letter, January 10, 1992; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth337807/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.