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[Draft of "They have killed my president!"]

Description: Draft of essay by John J. Herrera about the reception given to President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jackie Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson on behalf of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) at the Rice Hotel the night before Kennedy's assassination.
Date: unknown
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Kennedy Marker]

Description: Postcard of a drawing of an aerial view of the Kennedy Marker in Dallas, Texas. Other landmarks relevant to the Kennedy assassination, such as the Texas Book Depository, Dealey Plaza, and the County jail, are also labeled.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 25, Number 2, Fall 2013

Description: Semiannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue is the "25th Anniversary Issue."
Date: Autumn 2013
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Transcript of Letter from José Antonio Saucedo, July 23, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from José Antonio Saucedo, on July 23, 1828, discussing the discovery of people who had assassinated an important figure living in Texas, and asking that the appropriate measures by followed.
Date: July 23, 1828
Creator: Saucedo, José Antonio
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Lyndon B. Johnson taking oath of office from Sarah T. Hughes]

Description: Photograph of Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson taking the presidential oath of office from U.S. District Judge Sarah T. Hughes of Dallas, Texas (back to camera), aboard Air Force One at Love Field Airport, two hours and eight minutes after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. More than a dozen people are in the Air Force One cabin, including former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy (right of LBJ), imminent First Lady Lady Bird Johnson (left of LBJ), Texas Congressman Albert Thomas (in bowtie left of Lady Bird), Jack Valenti (left of Thomas), and Texas Congressman Jack Brooks (on right, behind Mrs. Kennedy's left shoulder).
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Stoughton, Cecil W.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fender]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a telephoned death threat delivered to Tarrant County District Attorney Howard M. Fender. The described shooting is not carried out.
Date: June 25, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Officers test fire "mystery" burp gun]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth law enforcement test firing a German-made submachine gun as part of an investigation of the murder of Panamanian President Jose Remon. The authorities suspect that dead local gangster Tincy Eggleston was hired to assassinate the political figure.
Date: December 22, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections