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Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 02, Fall, 2006

Description: Biannual 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 focuses on "Aftermath of a Tragedy" which looks at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
Date: 2006
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Transcript of a Page from a Letter]

Description: Copy of transcript of a page from the middle of a letter, which has been heavily marked up. The author of the letter rails against a man who has wronged him. He also talks briefly about the investigation into a rumor.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[News Script: Shooting]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the shooting of Mrs. C. M. Hess, that has hospitalized her.
Date: August 5, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Suspect]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the arrest of Nathan Taylor, accused of beating Richard F. Mellen.
Date: November 30, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Gambling probe]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Tarrant County Grand Jury investigating a possible tie-up between gambling interests and law enforcement.
Date: February 14, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Personalities of the week]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering several news stories, including an ongoing Tarrant County grand jury investigation into local police corruption, a dynamite attack at the private club of gambler Herbert Noble, visits to Dallas by New Zealand Prime Minister Sidney G. Holland and Col. Arturo Lecca, chief of civil aviation in Peru; actresses Mara Lynn and Jo Carroll Dennison appearing in Fort Worth to promote a new film, and a tennis match in Dallas featuring famous female player Gussie Moran.
Date: February 18, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Texas Environmental Enforcement Task Force: Report to the Task Force Member Agencies

Description: Report summarizing the work of the Texas Environmental Enforcement Task Force for fiscal years 1991-2001. It provides an overview of the task force organization and activities, general progress, and supporting statistical data. The report also discusses specific programs -- Environmental Crime Prevention Week in Texas, and training for law enforcement allies to prevent pollution -- and discusses new challenges for the group.
Date: December 2001
Creator: Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Clip: Houston Murder]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Robert Elliot about private investigator Kim Paris who obtained a confession and arrest of James West and Cynthia Campbell Ray in connection with the 1982 murder of James and Virginia Campbell in Houston. The story includes an interview with Paris and footage of the restaurant and Circle K where the confessions took place and West was arrested. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
Date: February 27, 1985
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letter Removed from Oswald's Home

Description: Photograph of a letter written in Russian. Only a portion of the letter is shown in the photograph. This letter was in the possession of Lee Harvey Oswald. This item was removed from his home.
Date: 1963~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.) Police Department.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives