Investigators at the Texas School Book Depository

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Investigators at the Texas School Book Depository

Creator

Ronni Farid, Hannah Finkel, Chris Wise, Gina Le, and Yonah Bromberg Gaber

Contributor

Ronni, Hannah, Chris, Gina, and Yonah

Collection Items

L. D. Montgomery's Warren Commission Testimony
Jack Ruby, after being arrested by officers of the Dallas Police force, calls his victim, Lee Harvey Oswald, an S.O.B. L. D. Montgomery recalls Ruby's statement in his testimony for the Warren Commission Report on March 24, 1964. L. D. Montgomery was…

Photograph of rifle hidden between boxes
Black and white photographic print taken by the Dallas police crime lab of the Mannlicher-Carcano rifle as it was found on the floor. The location was in the northwest corner on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository.

All crime scene…

Photograph of spent rifle shells found on the floor
Black and white photographic print taken by the Dallas Police crime lab showing two of the three spent shell casings found on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository on the floor beneath the southeast corner window, in an area that became…

FBI Testimony of  Lieutenant J. C. Day about people at the Texas School Book Depository
"Lieutenant DAY stated that on Saturday, November 23, 1963, many persons unknown to him had apparently been on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository building and had taken a lot of photographs, in view of the fact that he noticed many…

Testimony of Robert L. Studebaker on searching the Sixth Floor
FBI Testimony by R. L. Studebaker in which he accounts for his search of the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository on November 22, 1963, immediately following the assassination of President Kennedy. He accounts for finding lunch items that…

Dallas Police Detective Robert L. Studebaker in alleged sniper's perch
Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. Taken from outside the building, this image is of the sixth floor southeast corner window of the Texas School Book Depository. Dallas Police…

Film by Tom Alyea taken on November 22nd, 1963. Features investigation, including R. L. Studebaker taking fingerprints and dusting boxes.

Brown Shirt Lee Harvey Oswald Was Wearing When Shot
The shirt Lee Harvey Oswald was wearing when Jack Ruby shot him in the basement of the Dallas Police Department. The shirt shows a tear in the lower abdomen, where the bullet entered, and tears where the Parkland Hospital staff cut open his shirt…

Black Sweater Lee Harvey Oswald Wore When Killed
The sweater Lee Harvey Oswald was wearing when Jack Ruby shot him in the basement of the Dallas Police Department.. Oswald was being transitioned from the downtown Dallas Police Department to the county jail. The sweater shows a tear in the lower…

J.W. Fritz at the Midnight Conference
Excerpt from the Warren Commission Report regarding Captain Fritz's attendance at a midnight press conference held in the basement of the police department on November 22, 1963.

Boxes in the Corner of the Texas School Book Depository
The 6th floor corner of the Texas School Book Depository where Lee Harvey Oswald shot President Kennedy. The photograph shows the stacks of boxes that Oswald used as a mobilizer for the rifle and the larges windows from which he shot. The photograph…

The Sniper's Nest
The 6th Floor Museum in Dallas, Texas recreation of the 6th floor at the time of the shoot on Nov. 22, 1963. The recreation demonstrates the boxes's ability to hide the shooter.

View from the Sniper's Nest
The photograph shows the view from the 6th floor of the Texas School Book Depository onto Elm Street below. President Kennedy's motorcade turned onto this road before Oswald fired at it from this window. The box visible was used by Oswald to…

Boxes and Dr. Pepper Can on the 6th Floor of the TSBD
A photograph of the corner of the 6th floor of the Texas School Book Depository where Oswald shot from when he assassinated President Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963. The photograph shows the height of the boxes which would easily allow for an individual to…

Basement of the Dallas Police Department
A photograph of the basement doors and loading dock of the Dallas Police Department where Lee Harvey Oswald was shot while being transferred from the Police Department to the county jail on Nov. 24, 1963.

Oswald's been shot!
Photograph of the basement of the Dallas Police Department in the aftermath of Jack Ruby's murder of Lee Harvey Oswald on Nov. 24, 1963. Present in the photograph are doctor, the media, police officers, and investigators.

Jack Ruby's Fingerprint Card
Dallas Police Department's records of Jack Ruby's fingerprints initially taken on Nov. 24, 1963 following Ruby's assassination of Lee Harvey Oswald in the basement of the Dallas Police Department.

Jack Ruby's Full Body Mug Shot
Photograph of Jack Ruby's full body immediately after his arrest on Nov. 24, 1963 for shooting Lee Harvey Oswald. Ruby is shown in a standard prisoner outfit of matching pants and short sleeved shirt. He is photographed in front of a wall with a…

Response to Ruby killing Oswald
Men present in the basement of the Dallas Police Department react to Jack Ruby's assassination of Lee Harvey Oswald by all moving in the same general direction. One man is shown jumping down from an elevated area while another helps him.

Detective Johnson finds chicken bones and a Dr. Pepper bottle.
Detective Marvin Johnson carries out evidence from the 6th floor of the Texas School Book Depository and prepares to take them back to the Dallas Police Department headquarters in City Hall. Among the evidence is a bag of chicken bones and an empty…
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