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[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

[Letter to Police Department, January 4, 1967]

Description: Photocopy of a letter mailed to the Chief of Police in Dallas, Texas on January 4th, 1967. The letter regards the Kennedy assassination and Jack Ruby. It is largely illegible.
Date: January 4, 1967
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report to W. P. Gannaway by R. W. Westphal, February 15, 1964]

Description: Criminal intelligence report addressed to Captain W. P. Gannaway of the Special Service Bureau. The report, which was submitted by detective H. M. Hart, lists prospective jurors for the Jack Ruby case.
Date: February 15, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Jailer's Release Form for the transfer of Lee Harvey Oswald #4]

Description: Photocopy of two forms which release Lee Harvey Oswald from jail and into the custody of officers at various times on the 23rd of November, 1963. The forms are signed by the jailers and officers. On the bottommost form the following is written in large letters: "DECEASED."
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Correspondence Between Doyle Batey and Charles Batchelor]

Description: Correspondence between Mr. Doyle Batey and Chief Charles Batchelor. In his letter, Batey requests that the Dallas Police Department send him photos of Lee Harvey Oswald. Charles Batchelor responds that he is unable to do so and suggests that Batey contact the United States Department of Justice.
Date: December 1968
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Jack Ruby's Notes]

Description: Notes by Jack Ruby which were discovered behind the refrigerator in his former apartment. The notes are largely composed of doodles, names, and various numbers.
Date: 196u
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Second Floor of Texas School Book Depository]

Description: Photograph taken on the second floor of the Texas School Book Depository. The photograph features a lunch room. Lunch tables are pushed against the walls of the room.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Photograph
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Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Clothing of Lee Harvey Oswald #1]

Description: Photograph of personal items which belonged to Lee Harvey Oswald. These items were collected under a search warrant authorizing the examination of 1026 North Beckley in Dallas, Texas on November 23rd, 1963. Clothing, shoes, toiletries, flashcards, and books are laid out on the floor to be photographed.
Date: 1963-11~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report of Conversation Between Jack Ruby and Lee Harvey Oswald at Carousel Club #1]

Description: Typed report describing an alleged conversation which occurred between Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby at the Carousel Club on October 4th, 1963. It is stated that Lee Harvey Oswald and Jack Ruby discussed a plan to assassinate the governor of Texas. Ruby was going to pay Oswald to shoot him.
Date: 1963~/1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report concerning an interview with C. Goolsby]

Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by C. C. Wallace concerning an interview with C. Goolsby. Wallace states that Goolsby was interviewed for any information not included in his original report. Goolsby added that he did not know Jack Ruby and did not know how he got into the basement of City Hall.
Date: November 30, 1963
Creator: Wallace, C. C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Daily Report of Radio Calls]

Description: Photocopy of a daily report of radio calls for Lancaster through Merlin Streets.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Report on Officer's Duties by L. C. Graves, in regards to Lee Harvey Oswald's murder #1]

Description: Report on Officer's duties by L. C. Graves, in regards to Lee Harvey Oswald's murder. Graves describes helping other officers in the transfer of Oswald to the County Jail. He states that Jack Ruby sprang forward out of a line of camera men outside the jail office, and fired one round from a pistol into Oswald's stomach.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graves, L. C.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter to Waggoner Carr by Herbert C. Holdridge, November 27, 1963 #1]

Description: Photocopy of a letter which is addressed to Attorney General Waggoner Carr. The letter, which was written by Herbert C. Holdridge, states that more concern should be made for President Lyndon Johnson's place in the assassination of President Kennedy.
Date: November 27, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Gun Lying on Counter]

Description: Photograph of the gun used by Lee Harvey Oswald lying on a piece of paper laid out on a counter. Another piece of paper tacked above the gun reads "11-22-63. 1940 Made in Italy. Dallas. 6.5 Cal. C2766. Scope. 4 x 18 coated. Hollywood, Calif. Ordinance Optics, Inc. JDW."
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Supplementary Offense Report Concerning Shooting of Officer Tippit #5]

Description: Microfilm copy of a supplementary offense report by R. A. Davenport and W. R. Bardin. The officers met the ambulance which carried Officer Tippit to Methodist Hospital. At the hospital, the officers assisted in transporting Officer Tippit to the emergency room and observed as staff tried to save his life. A bullet and button were removed from his wound after he died.
Date: 196u
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives