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[Journal of J. Waymon Rose, juror during Jack Ruby's murder trial]

Description: Mohawk theme book used as a journal by Ruby trial juror, J. Waymon Rose. A salesman for a Dallas furniture manufacturer, Rose was selected as the tenth juror in the 1964 trial of Jack Ruby for the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald. At his wife's suggestion, Mr. Rose kept a detailed journal of his experiences during the course of the trial, detailing the living conditions and limited activities of himself and his fellow jurors as well as his personal thoughts on Jack Ruby, his attorneys and the trial as a whole. The journal contains 50 handwritten pages within a spiral-bound notebook of 76 pages.
Date: February 28, 1964
Creator: Rose, J. Waymon
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 18, Number 01, Spring, 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 "Law and Disorder."
Date: 2006
Creator: Dallas Heritage Village
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Journal of Ann Rose, wife of a Jack Ruby trial juror]

Description: Stenographic notebook used by Ann Rose to record her personal experiences while her husband, Waymon Rose, served on the jury during Jack Ruby's murder trial. Nine pages of the notebook's paper have been used, on the front only; a tenth page of similar size has been added. Almost all of the text is written in pencil. Jury selection for the Ruby trial began in early 1964. The trial ended on March 14, 1964 when Jack Ruby was found guilty of murder with malice. In addition to this journal, Ann Rose kept scrapbooks on the subject of President Kennedy's assassination and its aftermath for more than 30 years.
Date: 1964-02-29/1964-03-14
Creator: Rose, Ann
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Max Causey's journal of his experiences on the Ruby trial jury]

Description: Spiral bound notebook containing a handwritten journal titled "Trial of a Juror" by Max Causey, who served as the foreman of the jury for the Jack Ruby trial. The notebook contains 54 pages. Jury selection for the Ruby trial began in early 1964. The trial itself started on March 4th and Max Causey was the first juror selected. Causey was elected foreman by his peers on March 14th as they began their deliberations. The trial ended on March 14, 1964 when the jury found Jack Ruby guilty of murder with malice.
Date: 1964-02-20/1964-03
Creator: Causey, Max
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Journal of Allen McCoy, juror during Jack Ruby trial]

Description: Handwritten notes of Jack Ruby trial juror Allen McCoy. These notes detail McCoy's experience being selected to serve on the jury but do not cover the trial itself. There are 18 pages of handwritten notes. The writing is on both the front and back of the pages and each page is numbered (1 - 36). Jury selection for the Ruby trial began in early 1964. McCoy's notes describe how he was summoned for jury duty in February and how he knew in his heart that he would be selected to serve on the jury for Jack Ruby's trial. McCoy ran out of paper before the trial began. The trial ended on March 14, 1964 when the jury found Jack Ruby guilty of murder with malice.
Date: 1964-02-08/1964-03
Creator: McCoy, Allen
Item Type: Text
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Transcript of a Refund Agreement, May 10, 1811]

Description: Copy of transcript of an agreement, on May 10, 1811, to refund Moses Austin the money he put into a trial after it has been won.
Date: May 10, 1811
Creator: Elliot, Henry & Elliot, Elias A.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from a Justice of the Peace, December 16, 1811]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from an unnamed justice of the peace to the constable of the Joachim Township, on December 16, 1811, notifying him that John Sloan needs to appear before the court to settle a dispute with Robert McCallister.
Date: December 16, 1811
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Document Ascribing Power of Attorney to Thomas F. Leaming, February 1, 1828]

Description: Copy of transcript of a document written by Stephen F. Austin and James Austin, on February 1, 1828, giving the power of attorney to Thomas F. Leaming in the case against Jacob Fox, who holds lands in New Jersey that rightfully belong to the Austins.
Date: February 1, 1828
Creator: Austin, Stephen F. & Austin, James Elijah Brown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of a Letter from Robert McCallister, November 6, 1811]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Robert McCallister, on November 6, 1811, notifying James Rankin that he must appear in court to settle a dispute between McCallister and John Sloan.
Date: November 6, 1811
Creator: McCallister, Robert
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, October 14, 1831]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, on October 14, 1831, informing him of a letter written discussing the suit against Jacob Fox of Salem, and mentioning four maps that he has sent to Austin. He also asks that he receive $50 to continue to pursue the suit against Fox.
Date: October 14, 1831
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, October 21, 1834]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to James F. Perry, on October 21, 1834, discussing the receipt of fifty dollars, the trial of Jacob Fox of Salem, and the second edition of a map of Texas. He also mentions a man and his family from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania who wish to move to Texas.
Date: October 21, 1834
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Transcript of Letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, February 27, 1833]

Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Thomas F. Leaming to Stephen F. Austin, on February 27, 1833, discussing the postponement of the trial of the heirs of Jacob Fox, due to Fox's own death and their senior counsel being elected governor of Pennsylvania and subsequently being appointed to the United States Senate.
Date: February 27, 1833
Creator: Leaming, Thomas F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1897]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, charges filed, date of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1893/1897
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Nuremberg War Trials]

Description: Photograph of the Nuremberg war trials in Nuremberg, Germany. The photo shows a courtroom full of people sitting at rows of desks, with the defendants, Third Reich officials, sitting in a booth in the back of the room surrounded with soldiers standing guard. A typed note on the back of the photo says "This photo was given to the Association by Madeline Eliff, widow of Randolph (Boots) Eliff, A/56. It shows the defendants at the Nuremburg trials and is from the collection of "Boots" Eliff."
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of Nuremberg War Trials]

Description: Photograph of the Nuremberg war trials in Nuremberg, Germany. The photo shows a courtroom full of people wearing headphones and sitting at rows of desks looking through paperwork, with the defendants, Third Reich officials, sitting in a booth in the back of the room surrounded with soldiers standing guard. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "'The Nazis Pay,' War Trials in Nuremberg, Germany."
Date: [1945..1946]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

82nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, House Bill 748, Chapter 718

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas House of Representatives relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency.
Date: June 17, 2011
Creator: Texas. Legislature. House of Representatives.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[News Script: "Frame Up," Says Cascio]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Nick Cascio, who is wanted in California on robbery charges. He claims he is being framed.
Date: November 23, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Man Acquitted in Cattle Theft Case]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about B. H. "Jack" Doggett, who was believed to have written a bad check for calves purchased from the Arlington Commission Company. He is determined to have not stolen the cattle.
Date: November 13, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Vote Fraud Trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the postponement of a trial for Charlie Mae Allen. Allen was indicted for voting fraud in August.
Date: November 21, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Tettleton Trial]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the trial of John Clyde Tettleton. He is accused of killing Hubbard Blaine.
Date: November 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Bell Gets Five Year Term in Slaying]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Arthur Ted Bell, who goes to trial for the stabbing death of Billy Bob Benton. He pleads guilty to murder without malice.
Date: December 7, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections