[Lee Harvey Oswald's Birth Certificate]

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Photocopy of Lee Harvey Oswald's birth certificate. It reads "This is to Certify, that Lee Harvey Oswald, lawful son of Robert E. Lee Oswald (Dec.) and Marguerite Claverie was born on the 18th day of October, 1939, and registered in Book NO. 807, Folio 1321, on the 25th day of October, 1939."

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[1] p. ; 28 x 44 cm.

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. October 25, 1939.

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Since 1985, the Archives have kept more than 2,000 cubic feet of materials open to the public by appointment. These materials include departmental documents, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and much more; they document historical events like the Kennedy assassination and Clyde Barrow gang's activities.

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Photocopy of Lee Harvey Oswald's birth certificate. It reads "This is to Certify, that Lee Harvey Oswald, lawful son of Robert E. Lee Oswald (Dec.) and Marguerite Claverie was born on the 18th day of October, 1939, and registered in Book NO. 807, Folio 1321, on the 25th day of October, 1939."

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[1] p. ; 28 x 44 cm.

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Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

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John F. Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection

These photos document the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and its aftermath. They depict landmarks, people, and important events from before, on, and after November 23, 1963.

John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection

Materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation of the John F. Kennedy assassination and the events that followed. The collection includes photos taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers.

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  • October 25, 1939

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. [Lee Harvey Oswald's Birth Certificate], legal document, October 25, 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth339664/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.