John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection

About the Collection

This collection contains newspapers, correspondence, legal documents, police reports, photographs, and video footage documenting the weekend of President Kennedy’s assassination as well as the subsequent investigations into both Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby. It includes more than 11,000 pages of materials from the Dallas Police Department's extensive investigation, approximately 700 black and white images taken by Dallas Times Herald photographers that documented the events surrounding the assassination, handwritten journals from jurors who sat on the Jack Ruby trial, Jack Ruby trial transcripts, and amateur photographs from the weekend of the assassination.

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John F. Kennedy Memorial Collection in The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed June 17, 2024.

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