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[Back of Selective Service Card]

Description: Photographs of the back of a Selective Service card belonging to Lee Harvey Oswald. It lists his eye color, hair color, complexion, height, and weight.
Date: 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Photograph

[Report to J. E. Curry by W. F. Dyson, December 11, 1963 #1]

Description: Photocopy of a typed report addressed to Chief Jesse E. Curry of the Dallas Police Department. In the report, lieutenant W. F. Dyson states that he and lieutenant Erich Kaminski went to the Texas School Depository to help search for evidence during the afternoon of November 22nd, 1963.
Date: December 11, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report

[Report on Officer's Duties by E. R. Beck, in regards to the President's murder #1]

Description: Report on Officer's duties by E. R. Beck, in regards to the President's murder. Beck states that he was on a regular day off, and reported to work after learning about the President's shooting. He helped officers in the Homicide Bureau transfer Oswald to the jail elevator and back several times. The next day he took a statement from Mrs. Geneva L. Hine along with F. B. I. Agent Albert Sayers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Beck, E. R.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Bonnie Ray Williams #3]

Description: Handwritten affidavit by Bonnie Ray Williams, an employee at the Texas School Book Depository, who worked on the sixth floor on November 22nd. At lunchtime Bonnie went to the fifth floor with a man named Hank where they saw the President pass and heard two shots, which sounded as though they came from just above them. Bonnie saw Lee Harvey Oswald when he arrived at the building at 8 AM and recognized him when he was brought into the Homicide Bureau.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter to Waggoner Carr from J. E. Curry]

Description: Carbon copy of a letter to Waggoner Carr from Chief J. E. Curry of the Dallas Police Department. The letter is devoted to a list of evidence collected in connection to the Kennedy assassination. Items include video tapes, microfilm, photos, copies, and laboratory reports.
Date: January 8, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter

[Report concerning an interview with Warren Rickey #1]

Description: Report to Chief J. E. Curry by C. C. Wallace concerning an interview with Warren Rickey, camera crewman for WBAP-TV, and his identification of Jack Ruby outside City Hall prior to the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald. Wallace states that Mr. Rickey saw Ruby walking back and forth on the sidewalk in front of City Hall.
Date: December 18, 1963
Creator: Wallace, C. C.
Item Type: Legal Document

[Voluntary Statement by Julia Ann Mercer #1]

Description: Voluntary statement by Julia Ann Mercer regarding men in a Ford truck with what appeared to be a gun case, prior to the assassination. Mercer states that she saw a truck on the side of the entrance road to the overpass. There was a man pulling out a gun case from the back of the truck who proceeded to walk away.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, Rosemary
Item Type: Legal Document

[Newspaper Clipping: Clay Shaw Trial Has 4 Jurors]

Description: Newspaper clipping taken from the Dallas Times Herald. The clipped article states that four jurors have been seated for the trial of Clay Shaw, an individual charged with conspiring to murder President Kennedy.
Date: January 23, 1969
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Clipping

[Statement by Ted Calloway #2]

Description: Photocopy of a statement made by Ted Calloway, who was the manager of a used car lot. Calloway heard shots and found that an officer had been shot. He picked up the officer's gun and ran after the assailant. He was unable to find the assailant.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Text

[Affidavit In Any Fact by Julia Postal #2]

Description: Affidavit In Any Fact by Julia Postal, a witness to the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald. Postal states that she worked at the Texas Theater and saw a man duck inside as a police car drove by. She suspected he was running from them, so she called the police who came to the theater and arrested the man. She later learned that he was Lee Harvey Oswald.
Date: December 4, 1963
Creator: Snyder, George F.
Item Type: Legal Document