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[Letter from L. B. Houston to M. R. Tillotson, November 9, 1942]

Description: Letter from L. B. Houston, Director of Parks to M. R. Tillotson, the Regional Director of National Park Service describing work that the park service had completed at White Rock Lake and other points in the Dallas area.
Date: November 9, 1942
Creator: Houston, L. B.

[Note from T. Wells]

Description: Handwritten note from T. Wells requesting the placement of items in the Kennedy file. The note is written on the back of a "While You Were Out" card.
Date: 1963~
Creator: Wells, T.

[Letter from Julian Ochos]

Description: Letter from Julian Ochos with information regarding Jack Ruby and Mexico with envelope. The envelope contains a postmark from Miami Beach, Florida.
Date: 1964
Creator: Ochos, Julian

[Anti-Catholic Letter, Noveber 22, 1963]

Description: Anti-Catholic letter from Hannah Erickson. The letter was sent on November 22, 1963 from Idaho.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.

[Letter from Red Benson #1]

Description: Letter from Red Benson to Henry Wade with information regarding the activities of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Date: 196u-11-24
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.

[Letter from Red Benson #2]

Description: Letter from Red Benson to Henry Wade with information regarding the activities of Lee Harvey Oswald.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.

[Memo to J. M. Souter by P. G. McCaghren, June 6, 1967 #1]

Description: Memorandum from P. G. McCaghren, Captain of Police, Patrol Division regarding a long distance call from Mr. Emery Richard Whetstine. There are handwritten notes in red and blue ink written at the bottom of the memorandum.
Date: June 6, 1967
Creator: McCaghren, P. G.

[Anonymous Letter to Chief of Police, October 20, 1964]

Description: Anonymous letter to the chief of police which reads: "Chief of Police, Dallas, Texas. The Warren Report is wrong 4 people were used to eliminte Kennedy 1 is dead - 3 live - Johnson knows 3 more 1< to go. - A friend of Lee Oswald."
Date: October 20, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.

[Letter from McCarty Moore to John E. Surratt, December 31, 1925]

Description: Letter from W. McCarty Moore to John E. Surratt at the Kessler Plan Association congratulating the Association on the success of the Kessler Plan. The letter included a check for $50 for a membership subscription.
Date: December 31, 1925
Creator: Moore, W. McCarty

Two Letters of Interest to Dallas Folks

Description: Two letters to John E. Surratt, secretary of the Kessler Plan Association, printed on the same page. The first is from J. C. Nichols, suggesting that the Association postpone the election for bond issues (rather than holding them during a regular municipal election). The second letter is from F. W. A. Vesper discussing reasons that bond measures did not pass in Kansas City, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Creator: Nichols, J. C.

[Letter from the Kessler Plan Association, January 19, 1926]

Description: Letter from John E. Surratt at the Kessler Plan Association to members of the Advertising League regarding ways that the special committee could help to promote the Kessler Plan Association's city plan for Dallas, Texas. The original letter included copies of maps and literature about the Kessler Plan.
Date: January 19, 1926
Creator: Kessler Plan Association

[Letter from O. A. Jones to J. E. Curry, December 5, 1963]

Description: Letter from O. A. Jones to Jesse E. Curry, on December 5, 1963, informing Curry that an anonymous informant has told him that a couple, the Hamlins, are receiving funds towards the defense cost for Jack Ruby.
Date: December 5, 1963
Creator: Jones, O. A.

[Letter from J. Gordon Shanklin to J. E. Curry, April 27, 1964]

Description: Letter from J. Gordon Shanklin to J. E. Curry, enclosing a translation of a letter originally written in Polish, which claims that Jack Ruby killed President Kennedy and set the police onto Lee Harvey Oswald to take attention away from himself.
Date: April 27, 1964
Creator: Shanklin, J. Gordon