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[Handwritten note referring to a Post Office box]
Handwritten note by an unknown author, referring to Post Office Box #6225.
[FBI Report, March 25, 1964]
Microfilm copy of four pages from a report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, including a hand drawn map.
[Report to Chief J. E. Curry by O. A. Jones, regarding activities of Jack Ruby]
Report to Chief J. E. Curry by O. A. Jones, including an introductory memo regarding reports collected about the activities of Jack Ruby. The report states that none of the Police Officers who were familiar with Ruby were in or near the City Hall on November 24, 1963.
[Report on Officer's Duties by G. F. Rose, in regards to the President's murder #4]
Report on Officer's duties by G. F. Rose, in regards to the murder of the President. The report describes questioning Marina Oswald, wife of Lee Harvey Oswald, and confiscating evidence from their house in Irving, Texas.
[Index page filed under "J" from an inventory notebook]
Index page from a notebook containing an inventory of information related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and related cases. The page is filed under index tab "J".
[Photocopy of a newspaper clipping with a threat written across it]
Photocopy of a newspaper clipping regarding the testimony of Lee Harvey Oswald's coworker and coworker's sister, with a threat written across it.
[Report from F. I. Cornwall to Chief J. E. Curry, November 30, 1963]
Report from F. I. Cornwall to Chief J. E. Curry concerning an interview with Arthur Capps. Cornwall describes information added to Capps' original report regarding two officers in civilian dress.
[Affidavit In Any Fact by Sam Guinyard #1]
Affidavit In Any Fact by Sam Guinyard who witnessed a person running with a pistol in hand. Guinyard states that he saw the man near Patton Street and 10th Street, and then saw a policeman lying in the street. He later identified the man in a police lineup.
[Index page filed under "M" from an inventory notebook #1]
Index page from a notebook containing an inventory of information related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and related cases. The page is filed under index tab "M".
[Affidavit In Any Fact by N. J. Daniels]
Affidavit In Any Fact by N. J. Daniels concerning a man entering City Hall from the Main Street ramp. Daniels states that for a moment the ramp was left unguarded and he noticed a white male, approximately fifty years of age, enter the basement from the ramp without being approached by an officer. Daniels also states that he knows an officer who was nearby, Officer Vaughn, saw the man entering the basement but did not stop him or say anything to him.
[List of property belonging to Jack Ruby]
Inventory on loose notebook pages of property belonging to Jack Ruby, and arranged in alphabetical order.
[List of Witnesses Interviewed by W. I. Trantham]
List by an unknown author of witnesses interviewed by W. I. Trantham.
[Report concerning the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald]
Report to Chief J. E. Curry by J. A. Putnam regarding his assignments and the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. Putnam describes his duties and observations on the day of the shooting of Oswald. He also includes a list of five other Officers and their assignments.
[Affidavit In Any Fact by Marina Oswald #2]
Affidavit In Any Fact by Marina Oswald, the wife of Lee Harvey Oswald. She describes their time spent in America after moving from Russia. She also mentions her knowledge about Oswald's rifle.
[Envelopes by Josephine Briggs #5]
Photocopy of envelopes from Josephine Briggs addressed to Captain Will Fritz.
[Laboratory Report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation #2]
Laboratory report from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to Mr. Jesse E. Curry, Chief of Police. The report is regarding firearms, spectrographic and microscopic analysis.
[Property Clerk's Invoice or Receipt for property belonging to Jack Ruby, by W. M. Dickey #1]
Property Clerk's Invoice or Receipt for property belonging to Jack Ruby, by W. M. Dickey.
[Printed business card for David W. Belin]
Photocopy of a printed business card for David W. Belin.
[Report concerning Traffic Division assignments on November 24, 1963]
Report to Chief J. E. Curry by R. H. Lunday concerning the Traffic Division assignments on November 24, 1963. Lunday describes the various traffic arrangements and security assignments made for the transfer of Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Telegrams to Jack Ruby from Bob Cain and Bill Owens, November 24, 1963 #2]
Individual telegrams by Bob Cain and Bill Owens to Jack Ruby, congratulating him for killing Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Letter by Joel Tisdale to Captain J. W. Fritz, November 24, 1963 #1]
Letter from Chief Joel Tisdale to Captain of Police J. W. Fritz informing him of the results of laboratory tests on Jack Ruby's revolver.
[Supplementary Offense report by E. R. Beck]
Supplementary Offense Report by E. R. Beck clearing the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald with the arrest of Jack Ruby.
[Telegram to Jack Ruby from Donald Beavse and Family, November 24, 1963 #2]
Telegram by Donald Beavse and his family to Jack Ruby, condoning his assassination of Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Report concerning the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald]
Report to Chief J. E. Curry by Roy E. Vaughn concerning officer's assignments and the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. Vaughn describes his duties, actions, and observations on the morning of the shooting of Oswald.
[Report to W. P. Gannaway by F. A. Hellinghausen, January 28, 1964 #1]
Criminal intelligence report addressed to W. P. Gannaway of the Dallas Police Department. The report, which was submitted by F. A. Hellinghausen, states that Madelyn Rogers Blayney is married to Luther Richard Blayney. Luther Blayney is employed at the Superior Electric Company. They do not currently pay their bills in a timely manner.
[Memorandum by Henry Wade, January 27, 1964]
Memo, titled "Undeveloped Lead - Ruby Case," gives information regarding a lead. Lee Harvey Oswald and Ruby were said to have visited the B & B Cafe together.
[Report from P. L. Bentley to Chief J. E. Curry, concerning the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald #2]
Report written by P. L. Bentley to Chief J. E. Curry concerning the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald. Bentley describes his involvement in the arrest and states that he helped subdue Oswald when he saw him pull out a pistol.
[Affidavit In Any Fact by Ruth Hyde Paine #1]
Affidavit In Any Fact by Ruth Hyde Paine. She describes her relationship with Marina Oswald and how they came to live together.
[Letter from J. Gordon Shanklin to J. E. Curry, April 27, 1964]
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.
[Report from B. G. Patterson to Chief J. E. Curry, November 26, 1963]
Report from B. G. Patterson to Chief J. E. Curry, regarding officer's assignments and the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Telegrams to Jack Ruby from Mrs. Muriel Pierce and Jack Stinson, November 24, 1963 #2]
Individual telegrams by Muriel Pierce and Jack Stinson to Jack Ruby, congratulating him for assassinating Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Criminal Intelligence Report regarding Ernest Romagosa]
Criminal Intelligence Report by R. W. Westphal to Captain W. P. Gannaway regarding Ernest Romagosa's activities at the Trade Mart, prior to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Westphal states that Romagosa was loitering in the area near the Trade Mart and carrying a small Cuban flag.
[Report concerning an interview with Howard Holly]
Report to Chief J. E. Curry by Jack Revill concerning an interview with Harold Holly. Revill states that Holly was interviewed as to any information he might have concerning the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald. Holly stated that he was assigned to work traffic the morning of the shooting, and that while there that an unknown reserve police officer said he passed Jack Ruby into the basement of City Hall after Ruby presented press credentials.
[Telegrams to Jack Ruby from Frank Kinney and Frank Holt, November 24, 1963 #1]
Individual telegrams by Frank Kinney and Frank Holt to Jack Ruby, congratulating him for assassinating Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Report to J. E. Curry by H. M. Hart, December 7, 1963 #3]
Poor quality photocopy of a report to Chief J. E. Curry of the Dallas Police Department. The report, which was submitted by H. M. Hart, states that Mrs. Linda Jackson is the present manager of the apartment house where Jack Ruby lived. Her records indicated that he moved into the apartment in 1959 and moved out of the apartment in 1961. His sister, Eva Grant, lived with him during this time.
[Statement by F. M. Martin, concerning the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald]
Statement by F. M. Martin concerning the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. Martin states that he covered everything of importance in his report.
[Report by G. F. Rose, concerning the whereabouts of Arnold Louis Rowland #2]
Report by G. F. Rose concerning the whereabouts of Arnold Louis Rowland, a witness to the assassination. Rose was interviewed as a witness and listed his address as 3026 Hammerly Drive, which was the residence of his mother-in-law who did not know of his whereabouts. After checking with Adamson High School, it was found that the address he provided there was fictitious. Rowland's Post Office box was located and it was discovered that he had moved away from the address he listed at the Post Office, and left no forwarding address.
[Report on Officer's Duties by R. M. Sims and E. L. Boyd, in regards to the President's murder #2]
Report on Officer's duties by R. M. Sims and E. L. Boyd, in regards to the President's murder. Their duties included investigating the Texas School Book Depository and interrogating Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Index card inventory of property and evidence]
Index card inventory of property and evidence, sorted alphabetically.
[Property Clerk's Invoice or Receipt for property belonging to Lee Harvey Oswald, by H. W. Hill]
Property Clerk's Invoice or Receipt for property belonging to Lee Harvey Oswald, by H. W. Hill.
[Affidavit in Any Fact - Statement by James Earl Jarman, Jr., November 23, 1963 #1]
Transcription of a statement by James Earl Jarman Jr., in which he describes the last time he saw Lee Harvey Oswald on the day President Kennedy was assassinated.
[Affidavit in Any Fact - Statement by W. W. Scoggins, November 23, 1963 #2]
Transcription of a statement by W. W. Scoggins, a cab driver who saw Lee Harvey Oswald shoot officer J. D. Tippit.
[Index Card Inventory of Evidence]
Index card inventory of property and evidence, sorted alphabetically.
[Report on Officer's Duties by E. R. Beck, regarding the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald #2]
Report on Officer's Duties by E. R. Beck, regarding Lee Harvey Oswald's murder. Beck states that the officers had trouble lining up the cars for transferring Oswald due to the large crowds of people, and describes the details of the shooting.
[Envelopes by Josephine Briggs #6]
Photocopy of envelopes from Josephine Briggs addressed to Captain Will Fritz.
[Telegrams to Jack Ruby from Mary, Joann and Tom and Dorothy Pfitzner, November 24, 1963 #1]
Individual telegrams by Mary, Joann and Tom and Dorothy Pfitzner to Jack Ruby, thanking and congratulating him for assassinating Lee Harvey Oswald.
[List of events related to the President's assassination #2]
List by an unknown author of the locations of events related to the President's assassination. Includes the shooting of Officer J. D. Tippit, the death and arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald, and the arrest of Jack Ruby.
[Telegrams to Jack Ruby from Sam and Joe Currier, November 24, 1963 #1]
Individual telegrams by Sam and Joe Currier to Jack Ruby, congratulating him for killing Lee Harvey Oswald.
[Report concerning interviews with Police personnel by David Hughes]
Report to Chief J. E. Curry by Jack Revill concerning interviews with Police personnel by David Hughes of the Dallas Times Herald on November 24, 1963. Revill states that Hughes was not working when he saw the shooting of Lee Harvey Oswald on television and he immediately reported to work at the Times Herald City Desk for assignment. He was instructed to interview police officers and others who were present at the shooting. Hughes stated that he interviewed Sergeant P. T. Dean, who said that Jack Ruby had come from the Main Street entrance ramp, although he did not see him. Hughes also interviewed Patrolman R. E. Vaughn who stated that Ruby apparently gained access to the City Hall basement through the ramp, although he did not see him pass by his assignment.
[Report by Patrolman K. E. Lyon to Chief of Police J. E. Curry, December 4, 1963 #3]
Report from Patrolman K. E. Lyon to Chief of Police J. E. Curry, describing his participation in the arrest of Lee Harvey Oswald.