[Affidavit for Search Warrant]

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Affidavit for a search warrant filed by E. L. Boyd and M. G. Hall. The affidavit reads: "We, E. L. Boyd and M. G. Hall, do solemnly swear that a certain place in Dallas County, Texas, described 3508 Oak Lawn in the city of Dallas and being known as the Vegas Club and being the premises under the control and in charge of Jack Leon Ruby and parties unknown is a place where implements are kept for the purpose of aiding in the commission of an offense as defined by the Penal Code of the State of Texas, to-wit: murder ...

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. November 24, 1963.

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Affidavit for a search warrant filed by E. L. Boyd and M. G. Hall. The affidavit reads: "We, E. L. Boyd and M. G. Hall, do solemnly swear that a certain place in Dallas County, Texas, described 3508 Oak Lawn in the city of Dallas and being known as the Vegas Club and being the premises under the control and in charge of Jack Leon Ruby and parties unknown is a place where implements are kept for the purpose of aiding in the commission of an offense as defined by the Penal Code of the State of Texas, to-wit: murder of Lee Harvey Oswald on the 24th day of November, 1963. Wherefore I ask that a warrant to search the above-described placed be forthwith issued in accordance with the law in such cases provided."

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[2] p. ; 28 cm.

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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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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. [Affidavit for Search Warrant], legal document, November 24, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth340364/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.