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[Correspondence Between Citizens and the Chief of Police]

Description: Correspondence between the Chief of Police and citizens who are requesting information. Citizens range from students to writers. The Chief of Police states that he is unable to provide further information as a matter of department policy.
Date: 1969
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report on Officer's Duties by C. N. Dhority]

Description: Report on Officer's Duties by C. N. Dhority in regards to the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. Dhority describes his duties on the morning of the shooting, and states the he was backing up Captain Fritz's police car to the basement ramp for the transfer of Oswald. He was watching Oswald walk to the car with other officers when he saw a man move across the right side of the car and shoot him. He states that he rode in the ambulance with Oswald to Parkland Hospital and stayed there until he was pronounced dead.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dhority, C. N.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Front Cover to Notebook]

Description: Front cover to a bound notebook containing "letters to Jack Ruby after arrest."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[File Note]

Description: Microfilm copy of a typed file note which reads: "Invoice 11210G. This invoice is still active as of Apr 6 1970. See subsequent film for this invoice."
Date: April 6, 1970
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Voluntary Statement by Austin Lawrence Miller #1]

Description: Voluntary statement by Austin Lawrence Miller, a witness on top of the triple underpass. Miller describes watching the motorcade proceed to the underpass when he heard gunshots and saw smoke coming from a group of trees.
Date: November 22, 1963
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit In Any Fact by James Richard Worrell, Jr. #2]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by James Richard Worrell, Jr. concerning seeing a rifle in the window of the Texas School Book Depository. Worrell describes watching the motorcade drive by and hearing gunshots. He noticed a gun in the window of the Depository building and watched it fire another shot. He states that he ran about 100 yards from the building and looked back to see a man exit the building and run the opposite direction.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Rattan, Mary
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report concerning an interview with Reserve Officer Lieutenant Barnie Merrell]

Description: Handwritten report to Chief J. E. Curry by F. I. Cornwall concerning an interview with Reserve Officer Lieutenant Barnie Merrell. Cornwall states that Merrell was interviewed as to any additional information about the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald that he had not included in his original report. Merrell stated that he did not have anything of significance to add.
Date: November 30, 1963
Creator: Cornwall, F. I.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report on Officer's Duties by C. W. Brown, in regards to the President's murder #2]

Description: Report on Officer's duties by C. W. Brown, in regards to the President's murder. Brown states that he was booking an arrested prisoner when he learned of the President's death, and proceeded to report to the Texas School Book Depository. He brought three employees to the Homicide Office to take their affidavits. He continued the investigation throughout the day at the office.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, C. W.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report from T. A. Hutson to Chief J. E. Curry, concerning the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald #1]

Description: Report written by T. A. Hutson to Chief J. E. Curry concerning the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald. Hutson states that he was searching for the suspect who shot Officer J. D. Tippit when he proceeded to the Texas Theater. He describes locating Oswald in the theater and apprehending him from behind.
Date: December 3, 1963
Creator: Hutson, T. A.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Supplementary Offense Report by B. G. Brown]

Description: Supplementary offense report by B. G. Brown which describes evidence taken from Lee Harvey Oswald. Paraffin casts and hair samples were taken from Oswald and tested.
Date: [1963-11-22..1963-11-24]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Index Tab XYZ #2]

Description: Photocopy of an index tab labeled "XYZ."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Statement by L. C. Taylor, concerning the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald]

Description: Statement by L. C. Taylor concerning officer's assignment, the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, and familiarity with Jack Ruby. Taylor describes his duties and observations on the day of the shooting of Oswald, and states that he had met Jack Ruby while working when he (Ruby) owned the Vegas Club.
Date: November 29, 1963
Creator: Taylor, Lester C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives