[Statement by John Arthur Chism, November 22, 1963]

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Voluntary statement made by John Arthur Chism at the Dallas Police Department on November 22nd, 1963. Chism states that he heard a shot and saw President Kennedy lean his head to the left side. When the two men in the front seat look back, a second shot was fired.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm.

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

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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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Voluntary statement made by John Arthur Chism at the Dallas Police Department on November 22nd, 1963. Chism states that he heard a shot and saw President Kennedy lean his head to the left side. When the two men in the front seat look back, a second shot was fired.

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[1] 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

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

This collection contains newspapers, correspondence, legal documents, police reports, photographs, and video footage documenting the weekend of President Kennedy’s assassination as well as the subsequent investigations into both Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby.

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  • November 22, 1963

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Department. [Statement by John Arthur Chism, November 22, 1963], legal document, November 22, 1963; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth339900/: accessed July 14, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.

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