[Photograph of Two Russian Booklets Removed from Oswald's Home]

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Photograph of two publications in Russian. These items were in the possession of Lee Harvey Oswald and were removed from his home. The book on the left is Pesennik [Songbook]. The book on the right is Pravda O Vtorem Fronte [Truth from the Second Front] by Daniil Fedorovich Kraminov. This book features Russian soldier narratives from WWII.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. 1963~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and two others and was provided by Dallas Municipal Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 177 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Municipal Archives

Dallas Municipal Archives partnered with the Portal to provide access to several collections, one of which is the John F Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection. Oher collections include Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs; Dallas Water Utilities Records and Photographic Series, 1882-1990; Dallas Farmers Market - Henry Forschmidt Collection 1938-1986; Clyde Barrow Gang Collection; and the Love Field Album and Photographs Collection.

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Photograph of two publications in Russian. These items were in the possession of Lee Harvey Oswald and were removed from his home. The book on the left is Pesennik [Songbook]. The book on the right is Pravda O Vtorem Fronte [Truth from the Second Front] by Daniil Fedorovich Kraminov. This book features Russian soldier narratives from WWII.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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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  • 1963~

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  • Oct. 4, 2009, 10:35 p.m.

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  • Nov. 13, 2013, 1:22 p.m.

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. [Photograph of Two Russian Booklets Removed from Oswald's Home], photograph, 1963~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49437/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.