[Affidavit In Any Fact by Bonnie Ray Williams #2]

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Handwritten affidavit by Bonnie Ray Williams, an employee at the Texas School Book Depository, who worked on the sixth floor on November 22nd. At lunchtime Williams went to the fifth floor with a man named Hank where they saw the President pass and heard two shots, which sounded as though they came from just above them. Williams saw Lee Harvey Oswald when she arrived at the building at 8 AM and recognized him when he was brought into the Homicide Bureau.

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

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Since 1985, the Dallas Municipal 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. The archives have documented notable events in Dallas history such as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the activities of the Clyde Barrow Gang, and the general overall growth of the city of Dallas.

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Handwritten affidavit by Bonnie Ray Williams, an employee at the Texas School Book Depository, who worked on the sixth floor on November 22nd. At lunchtime Williams went to the fifth floor with a man named Hank where they saw the President pass and heard two shots, which sounded as though they came from just above them. Williams saw Lee Harvey Oswald when she arrived at the building at 8 AM and recognized him when he was brought into the Homicide Bureau.

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[2] 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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[Affidavit In Any Fact by Bonnie Ray Williams #1]

Affidavit In Any Fact by Bonnie Ray Williams, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository. Williams states that Lee Harvey Oswald had worked at the building for six weeks, and that he did not see him after 8 am the morning of the shooting. He describes watching the motorcade from the 5th floor of the building and hearing shots coming from above.

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  • November 22, 1963

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. [Affidavit In Any Fact by Bonnie Ray Williams #2], legal document, November 22, 1963; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth340456/: accessed February 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.