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[Letters Mailed to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby at County Jail by Citizens]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters from Citizens to the Dallas Police Department]

Description: A collection of letters from citizens to the Dallas Police Department. Letters regard school projects, autograph requests, and a negative regard for the Police Department's handling of the Kennedy assassination. Some letters are accompanied by carbon copies of responses by Chief J. E. Curry.
Date: [1965..1966]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters from Citizens with Theories]

Description: Two letters from citizens who pose theories about and request information regarding the assassination of President Kennedy. In a carbon copy of a response to the second letter, Charles Batchelor states that it has become a policy not to extend further information to those without authorization.
Date: [1967-02-16..1967-02-20]
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Investigatory Reports on George de Mohrenschildt #2]

Description: Photocopies of a report which resulted from a confidential investigation into the background of George de Mohrenschildt. The report states that George de Mohrenschildt and his wife lived a "beatnik" lifestyle and were highly educated. An account of his credit report, arrest record, and marriage record is included.
Date: September 3, 1964
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Report
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letters Sent to Jack Ruby at Dallas County Jail]

Description: Poor quality photocopies of letters which were sent to Jack Ruby during his time at Dallas County Jail. The letters were written by citizens, many of whom express an interest in his well-being and spirituality. Newspaper clippings are included.
Date: 1964~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Stamp of Front Street]

Description: Stamp showing a photograph of Front Street in Berwick, Pennsylvania. There are cars driving down the road, and buildings on both side of the road.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Pennsy's Horseshoe Curve]

Description: Photograph of a train passing between mountains near a lake. Characterized as one of the most fantastic scenes on any railroad - this is the Pennsylvania's Horseshoe Curve shortly after sunrise on a spring morning in 1954. This was the centennial year of Horse Shoe Curve, which was built in 1854. The Mountain in the background in the center of the Curve is Kittaning Mountain.
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Pennsy's Horseshoe Curve]

Description: This photograph depicts the most famous stretch of railroad main line in the world as it appeared in the autumn of 1951- the Pennsy's Horseshoe Curve, located in Kittanning Gap in Pennsylvania. In this scene a Pennsylvania K4s locomotive acts as a "helper" on the head-end of a diesel powered train.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and Camden.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey streets names, wards, public institutions, centennial exhibitions grounds, railroads, colleges, cemeteries, docks, ferries, bridges, military facilities, and major buildings. Scale [ca. 1:25,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Philadelphia.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania numbered wards, street names, parks, military installations, railroads, ferry and steamboat routes, and some buildings, businesses and institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1860
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Philadelphia.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania street names, wards, public institutions, military facilities, parks, railroads, docks, ferries, marshlands, and buildings. Scale [ca. 1:16,900].
Date: 1845
Creator: Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Philadelphia and vicinity.

Description: Map shows street names, cemeteries, parks, ferries, railroads, docks, bridges, and public institutions for Philadelphia and adjacent communities; greater detail of downtown Philadelphia on inset. Inset: "Business portion of Philadelphia on enlarged scale." Scale [ca. 1:53,300].
Date: 1904
Creator: Americana Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Pittsburg and Allegheny.

Description: Map shows city limits, street names, railroads, parks, cemeteries, and neighborhoods. Scale [ca. 1:46,800].
Date: 1906
Creator: Americana Company
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Philadelphia.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania numbered wards, street names, parks, military installations, railroads, ferry and steamboat routes, and some buildings, businesses and institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1870
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the city of Philadelphia and Camden.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Camden, New Jersey streets names, wards, public institutions, centennial exhibitions grounds, railroads, colleges, cemeteries, docks, ferries, bridges, military facilities, and major buildings. Scale [ca. 1:25,000].
Date: 1875
Creator: Gamble, W. H. (William H.)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of Philadelphia.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Philadelphia, Pennsylvania numbered wards, street names, parks, military installations, railroads, ferry and steamboat routes, and some buildings, businesses and institutions. Scale not given.
Date: 1872
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, Jr. (Samuel Augustus)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States - East Coast, Delaware - Pennsylvania - New Jersey, Delaware River, Wilmington to Philadelphia.

Description: Map shows navigational channels, anchorage, and underwater hazards; roads, railroads, towns, and bridges. Includes legend, notes, compass roses, and tables for Delaware and Christina River channel depths. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings (in feet), isoline, and tints. Scale [1:40,000].
Date: 1959
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oral History Interview with Jerell E. Crow, August 24, 2002

Description: Interview with Jerell E. Crow. He entered the Coast Guard in 1940 and trained in Florida and New York City. He served aboard a Landing Ship, Tank (LST) when those ships were first introduced. He traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Neville Island Shipyard operated by the Dravo Corporation as part of a crew that brought an LST down the Mississippi River to New Orleans. From there, the crew practiced operations at Biloxi, Mississippi. Eventually, Crow travelled to San Diego aboard the LST through the Panama Canal. From there, he went to Guadalcanal and unloaded tanks. Eventually, his ship was hit at Saipan and he was wounded. He also served aboard an LST during the invasions of Iwo Jima and Okinawa. Afterwards, Crow's LST was present in Tokyo Bay for the surrender. He visited Hiroshima while on occupation duty after the atomic bomb was dropped. Eventually, his LST made its way back to San Francisco where he was discharged.
Date: August 24, 2002
Creator: Rabalais, Larry & Crow, Jerell E.
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Boyd K. Miller, January 21, 2003

Description: Interview with Boyd K. Miller, a draftsman and pilot during World War II. He discusses being drafted out of college and working as an artist and draftsman. Since he studied art in college, he worked on diagrams and charts. He then transferred to the Air Corps to become a pilot and trained in Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Alabama, New York, Georgia, Florida and Texas.
Date: January 21, 2003
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Miller, Boyd K.
Item Type: Sound
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to Ann Roberts, September 1, 1859]

Description: Letter from Junia Roberts Osterhout to her sister, Ann Roberts, discussing the possibility of Ann coming to liver with the Osterhouts in Texas. Junia says that she thinks Ann would easily find a husband there.
Date: September 1, 1859
Creator: Osterhout, Junia Roberts
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center