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[Intelligence Report: Dallas Morning News Clipping, May 28, 1982]

Description: Intelligence report which includes a newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News. The article states that Fidel Castro told the FBI in 1964 that Lee Harvey Oswald approached Cuban authorities with an offer to kill President Kennedy.
Date: May 28, 1982
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

Prospects Bright for Kessler Program Cary Report Urges Action: Points Out Unity of Support and Cost of Further Delay

Description: Article describing the changes to the city of Dallas, Texas during 1925 under the supervision of the Kessler Plan Association which designed the city plan. The article includes an over view of the plan, expenses, progress, county assistance, legal issues, and opinions. A sub-section includes a breakdown of some specific projects that happened under the plan.
Date: 1926~

[Document Outlining Details of Bond Measures in St. Louis and Kansas City]

Description: Loose document outlining various factors that may have affected the success of bonds passed in St. Louis, Missouri and the bond failure in Kansas City, which was research for similar projects in Dallas, Texas. The documentation includes a breakdown of bond costs and what they would fund; committee and campaign procedures; and voter information and city politics.
Date: [192?]
Creator: [Kessler Plan Association]

[J. D. Tippit's Personnel Record]

Description: Personnel record for Officer J. D. Tippit. Records include applications, salary cards, and notices of injuries sustained on duty.
Date: [1952..1963]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Memo by Sam C. Gonzales, September 19, 1984]

Description: Memorandum by Sam C. Gonzales which informs individuals that, as the Identification Division still receives requests for documents relating to the Kennedy assassination, requests should be referred to the National Archives.
Date: September 19, 1984
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[List of Witnesses #2]

Description: List of witnesses concerning the assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Lee Harvey Oswald, including a summary of the testimony each witness can give.
Date: 1963~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Note to Captain]

Description: Note which reads: "Capt. Mr Stuart of the Secret Service, asked that nearest relative not be given to news reporters (the Bro. noted on our card.) jeb."
Date: 1963-11-22~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[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.

[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.

[Index Tab XYZ #2]

Description: Photocopy of an index tab labeled "XYZ."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[List of Witnesses]

Description: Photocopy of a list of witnesses from the Dallas Police Department.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Statement by Billy Joe Willis]

Description: Handwritten statement by Billy Joe Willis. Willis had known Jack Ruby for twelve years. He states that he worked for Ruby as a drummer and that Ruby took the death of the President very hard. Billy's girlfriend, Joan McClune, telephoned him to tell him that Ruby had killed Oswald.
Date: 1963-11-23~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Subpoena Summoning J. W. Fritz]

Description: Subpoena from Bill Shaw, summoning J. W. Fritz to appear before the Criminal Court No. 3 of Dallas County, on April 29, 1964.
Date: April 27, 1964
Creator: Shaw, Bill

[Report of Tip by R. W. Walker]

Description: Typed report by R. W. Walker regarding a tip by Mrs. Sudie Reynolds. Reynolds was driving on the 22nd of November when a blue and white Ford overtook her with excessive speed. When she stopped at a stop light, one of the Ford's occupants exited and started toward her, at which time she drove around the Ford and through the red light.
Date: 1963-11-27T13:30:00
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.