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[Affidavit by T. F. Bowley #1]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by T. F. Bowley. Bowley states that a police officer had been shot as he drove to pick up his wife from work. He got out of his car and tried to help the officer, who seemed to be beyond help. Bowley used the squad car's radio to report the incident.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by T. F. Bowley #2]

Description: Photocopy of an affidavit by T. F. Bowley. Bowley states that a police officer had been shot as he drove to pick up his wife from work. He got out of his car and tried to help the officer, who seemed to be beyond help. Bowley used the squad car's radio to report the incident.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Virginia Davis #1]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Mrs. Virginia Davis. Davis states that she and her sister-in-law, Jeanette Davis, were lying down in their apartments when they heard shots. A woman yelled: "He's dead, he's dead, he's shot!" They saw an officer on the ground outside. Jeanette Davis called the police. A boy was seen running across their lawn, where they later found shells. Davis identified him as the #2 man in a lineup.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by Virginia Davis #2]

Description: Photocopy of an affidavit given by Mrs. Virginia Davis. Davis states that her sister-in-law, Jeanette Davis, and herself were lying down in their apartments when they heard shots. A woman yelled: "He's dead, he's dead, he's shot!" They saw an officer on the ground outside. Jeanette Davis called the police. A boy was seen running across their lawn, where they later found shells. Davis identified him as the #2 man in a lineup.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit by W. W. Scoggins]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by W. W. Scoggins. Scoggins drove his cab to a gentleman's club and purchased a cold drink to go with his lunch. Returning to his cab, he was beginning to eat his lunch when he saw an officer get out of his car and speak to a man. Scoggins heard three or four shots and the officer fell. He reported the incident to his dispatcher and the dispatcher called an ambulance to the scene.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
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 Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit for Search Warrant]

Description: Affidavit for a search warrant filed by E. L. Boyd and M. G. Hall. The affidavit reads: "We, E. L. Boyd and M. G. Hall, do solemnly swear that a certain place in Dallas County, Texas, described 3508 Oak Lawn in the city of Dallas and being known as the Vegas Club and being the premises under the control and in charge of Jack Leon Ruby and parties unknown is a place where implements are kept for the purpose of aiding in the commission of an offense as defined by the Penal Code of the State of Texas, to-wit: murder of Lee Harvey Oswald on the 24th day of November, 1963. Wherefore I ask that a warrant to search the above-described placed be forthwith issued in accordance with the law in such cases provided."
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit General by J. W. Fritz #2]

Description: Affidavit General by Captain J. W. Fritz. The affidavit charges Lee Harvey Oswald with the murder of Officer J. D. Tippit.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Fritz, J. W.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit General by Robert E. McKinney #1]

Description: Affidavit General by Robert E. McKinney. The affidavit charges Lee Harvey Oswald with the assault to murder John B. Connally.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: McKinney, Robert E.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit General by Robert E. McKinney #2]

Description: Affidavit General by Robert E. McKinney. The affidavit charges Lee Harvey Oswald with the assault to murder John B. Connally.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: McKinney, Robert E.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Barbara Jeanette Davis]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Barbara Jeanette Davis regarding being a witness to the murder of Officer J. D. Tippit. Davis states that she was inside her home when she heard gunshots so she went outside and saw a man unloading a gun in her front lawn. She states there was a woman across the street saying someone was shot and pointing towards a police car.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Rattan, Mary
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Billy Joe Willis #1]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Billy Joe Willis, a friend of Jack Ruby. Willis states that he had known Ruby for 12 years and worked for him as a drummer in the Carousel Club. He notes that Ruby seemed emotional about the President's death and was having a hard time accepting it.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Snyder, George F.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Billy Joe Willis #2]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Billy Joe Willis, a friend of Jack Ruby. Willis states that he had known Ruby for 12 years and worked for him as a drummer in the Carousel Club. He notes that Ruby seemed emotional about the President's death and was having a hard time accepting it.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Snyder, George F.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives