Texas School Book Depository

Description

Photograph of multiple stacks of boxes in the Texas School Book Depository. There are closed boxes on the floor near a window on the right.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. 1963~.

Context

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 , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Dallas Municipal Archives

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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Description

Photograph of multiple stacks of boxes in the Texas School Book Depository. There are closed boxes on the floor near a window on the right.

Physical Description

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

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Identifier

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Collections

This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

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

Materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation of the John F. Kennedy assassination and the events that followed. The collection includes photos taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers.

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Creation Date

  • 1963~

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Coverage Date

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 4, 2009, 10:35 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Jan. 17, 2017, 6:35 p.m.

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Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 4
Total Uses: 177

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. Texas School Book Depository, photograph, 1963~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49605/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.