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[Affidavit by Seymour Weitzman]

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Handwritten statement by Buell Wesley Frazier, age 19, who worked at the Texas School Book Depository. Frazier writes that Lee Harvey Oswald worked at the Texas School Book Depository, as did he. Frazier was in the habit of driving Oswald home with him on weekends, and noted that Oswald's wife lived with Ruth Paine. On the week that the president was shot, Oswald asked to go home with him on a Thursday evening, claiming that he needed to put up curtain rods. On Friday morning, Frazier noticed that Oswald put a long package in the back of his car. When ...

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. 1963-11~.

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Handwritten statement by Buell Wesley Frazier, age 19, who worked at the Texas School Book Depository. Frazier writes that Lee Harvey Oswald worked at the Texas School Book Depository, as did he. Frazier was in the habit of driving Oswald home with him on weekends, and noted that Oswald's wife lived with Ruth Paine. On the week that the president was shot, Oswald asked to go home with him on a Thursday evening, claiming that he needed to put up curtain rods. On Friday morning, Frazier noticed that Oswald put a long package in the back of his car. When asked what the package was, Oswald answered: "Curtains." Frazier did not see Lee Harvey Oswald after 11 am that day.

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[4] p. ; 28 cm.

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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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  • 1963-11~

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. [Affidavit by Seymour Weitzman], text, 1963-11~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth340446/: accessed January 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.