[Affidavit by T. F. Bowley #1]

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Handwritten affidavit by T. F. Bowley. Bowley states that a police officer had been shot as he drove to pick up his wife from work. He got out of his car and tried to help the officer, who seemed to be beyond help. Bowley used the squad car's radio to report the incident.

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[3] p. ; 28 cm.

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. November 22, 1963.

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Handwritten affidavit by T. F. Bowley. Bowley states that a police officer had been shot as he drove to pick up his wife from work. He got out of his car and tried to help the officer, who seemed to be beyond help. Bowley used the squad car's radio to report the incident.

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[3] p. ; 28 cm.

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Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

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John F. Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection

The more than 400 photos in this collection document the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and its aftermath. It includes images of the sniper's nest where Oswald allegedly fired on Kennedy's motorcade; Oswald's house at 214 Neely; Dealey Plaza; the Texas Theater; the basement of Dallas City Hall where Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald; and more.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection

More than 11,000 pages of investigative materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation make up this collection. It also includes approximately 700 black and white images taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers that documented the events surrounding the assassination and four handwritten journals from jurors who sat on the Jack Ruby trial.

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[Affidavit by T. F. Bowley #2]

Photocopy of an affidavit by T. F. Bowley. Bowley states that a police officer had been shot as he drove to pick up his wife from work. He got out of his car and tried to help the officer, who seemed to be beyond help. Bowley used the squad car's radio to report the incident.

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[Affidavit by T. F. Bowley #2], DSMA_91-001-1501010-1919, ark:/67531/metapth338892

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  • November 22, 1963

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. [Affidavit by T. F. Bowley #1], legal document, November 22, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth339132/: accessed May 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.