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[Affidavit by Billy Nolan Lovelady #1]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Billy Nolan Lovelady. Lovelady was working on the sixth floor on the morning of November 22nd. When the President's car passed by, he and Shelly were standing outside the building. The car was about fifty yards away when shots were heard. Lovelady went back inside the building and escorted some police officers inside. He did not see anyone in the building who was not supposed to be there.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Billy Nolan Lovelady #2]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Billy Nolan Lovelady. Lovelady was working on the sixth floor on the morning of November 22nd. When the President's car passed by, he and Shelly were standing outside the building. The car was about fifty yards away when shots were heard. Lovelady went back inside the building and escorted some police officers inside. He did not see anyone in the building who was not supposed to be there.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Buell Wesley Frazier #1]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Buell Wesley Frazier, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository and friend of Lee Harvey Oswald. Frazier states that he worked with Oswald and that they carpooled at the end and beginning of each week. He states that on the morning of the shooting Oswald had a large bag with him and was acting secretive. After the shooting he did not see him at work again.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Gentry, C. C.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Buell Wesley Frazier #2]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Buell Wesley Frazier, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository and friend of Lee Harvey Oswald. Frazier states that he worked with Oswald and that they carpooled at the end and beginning of each week. He states that on the morning of the shooting Oswald had a large bag with him and was acting secretive. After the shooting he did not see him at work again.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Gentry, C. C.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Charles Douglas Givens #1]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Charles Douglas Givens. Givens took a lunch break at noon and went down to the street. He and a friend who worked at a parking lot watched the President's car pass by. When they returned to the parking lot, they heard three shots.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Jack E. Dougherty #1]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Jack E. Dougherty. Dougherty states that he has worked at the Texas School Book Depository since 1952. On the day that the president was assassinated, Dougherty worked on the sixth floor until noon, at which point he went downstairs to eat lunch. He heard shots from the fifth floor which sounded like they were coming from inside the building. He saw Lee Harvey Oswald on the sixth floor before he ate lunch, but not afterward.
Date: 1963-11~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Jack E. Dougherty #2]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Jack E. Dougherty, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository. Dougherty states that he was working on the sixth floor when he heard a gunshot. Shortly before noon he states that he saw Lee Harvey Oswald, another employee, on the sixth floor.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Collins, Patsy
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Jack E. Dougherty #3]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Jack E. Dougherty, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository. Dougherty states that he was working on the sixth floor when he heard a gunshot. Shortly before noon he states that he saw Lee Harvey Oswald, another employee, on the sixth floor.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Collins, Patsy
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by M. L. Baker]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by M. L. Baker. Baker was a motorcycle escort for President Kennedy. He heard three shots and, realizing they were rifle shots, tried to figure out where they came from. Upon finding the building, he entered and was escorted by the building manager to the stairs.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Ruth Paine]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Ruth Paine. Paine states that she and her husband are separated and that Marina Oswald stays with her in her home. Lee Harvey Oswald, who found work at the Texas School Book Depository, is said to have spent some weekends with his wife. The weekend before the assassination of President Kennedy, however, Lee did not visit his wife.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Seymour Weitzman]

Description: 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.
Date: 1963-11~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by William H. Shelly]

Description: Handwritten affidavits by William H. Shelly. Shelly states that he was watching the president in the parade when he heard three shots. He encountered a woman who also works in the Texas School Book Depository who was crying and said that the president had been killed. He went back to the building, called his wife to tell her the news, and watched the elevator to make certain that no one exited. Shelly had supervised Lee Harvey Oswald closely since he started working at the Texas School Book Depository. Oswald kept to himself and took walks at noon.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Billy Nolan Lovelady]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Billy Nolan Lovelady, an employee of the Texas School Book Depository. Lovelady states that he was with Danny Arce, Jack Dougherty, Bill Shelley, and Charles Givens to watch the President in the parade when they heard gunshots. Afterwards he brought police officers up to the 6th floor of the building.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Rattan, Mary
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

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

Description: 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.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Collins, Patsy
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

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

Description: 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.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Bonnie Ray Williams #3]

Description: 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 Bonnie 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. Bonnie saw Lee Harvey Oswald when he arrived at the building at 8 AM and recognized him when he was brought into the Homicide Bureau.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives