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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.

[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 Dept.

[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

[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 Dept.

[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 Dept.

[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 to Henry Wade #2]

Description: Photocopy of a threatening letter written to Henry Wade. In the letter, an unknown author requests that Jack Ruby be released from prison.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[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.

[Letters Regarding Oswald Museum, 1965 #2]

Description: Letters regarding the purchase of items related to Lee Harvey Oswald by Leon H. Hough, a resident of St. Augustine, Florida and operator of Courtesy Gas. An ambulance and furniture from a room Oswald once rented were purchased for display in a museum.
Date: [1965-05-28..1965-06-08]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.

[Correspondence with Emory L. Brown, November 1967]

Description: Correspondence between Emory L. Brown, Jr. and various individuals at the Dallas Police Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the National Archives and Records Service regarding the assassination of President Kennedy. The individuals state that they have nothing to add to the Warren Commission's report.
Date: [1967-11-14..1968-11-25]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.