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  • Collection: The Investigators

The Zapruder film and the process in getting it developed

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After J.C. Day's involvement in the investigation with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Day continued as a police officer at the Dallas Police Department. Day stayed with the police department until 1977 when he retired and then…

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Black and white photograph showing policemen and studio personnel at WFAA-TV during a live interview with assassination eyewitness Abraham Zapruder (off camera, to the right).

This photograph was taken by an unknown promotions department employee…

Buell Wesley Frazier and his interrogation by Will Fritz.mp4
Recent interview of Buell Frazier recalling his interrogation by Captain Fritz regarding JFK's assassination. Frazier, a coworker of Oswald's at the Texas School Book Depository in Dallas, TX, was suspected of being an accomplice to Oswald in the…

Captain Fritz summarizes the case on Oswald.mp4
Fritz answers a CBS reporter's questions regarding the murder of President Kennedy and Officer J.D. Tippit by Lee Harvey Oswald.

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Chief of Dallas Police Jesse Curry states that the transfer of Lee Harvey Oswald to the Dallas County Jail was left entirely to the discretion of Captain J.W. Fritz.

In this diagram you can see that Curry was a very connected man as the Chief of Police in Dallas, TX. He had many employees that he supervised especially during the JFK visit. As the Chief many relied on his judgments and supervision during the…


Curry on Plane


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The archive notes that the officers in Dallas were deciding what to do with Oswald in their custody. Chief Curry arrived for work and relayed that Oswald must be provided with the utmost security. This shows that Chief Curry did not want another…


Curry's Home


Curry's Testimony


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Henry Wade requested that Oswald be moved to the Dallas Sheriff's office on the night of November 22, 1963, but Captain Fritz declined. Instead, Fritz sanctioned the transfer of Oswald on the morning of November 24, 1963.

The photo shows Chief Curry speaking to the media reporters about the investigation on the third floor hallway of the Dallas Police Department headquarters late on Friday November 22nd, or early in the morning of November 23, 1963. The amount of…


Picture of Jesse Curry giving an interview to the press after the assassination at least 7 years later. He gives an interview to the Mary Ferrerall Foundation and restates his information about Oswald and JFK's deaths.

During the interview Chief Curry discusses Oswald's investigation. He stated he gave all the information to the FBI but will still investigate the case with Dallas PD. He wanted to interview Lee Harvey Oswald's friends, his co-workers, etc. It was…


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The rifle used by Lee Harvey Oswald to shoot President Kennedy from the 6th floor of the Texas School Book Depository was found by Deputy Constable Seymour Weitzman and then handed over to Captain Fritz.

This obituary of Chief Curry describes his career with Dallas PD. He was 66 when he died after taking his grandchildren for ice-cream at Baylor Medical Center. He served as chief of police from 1960-1966. The article goes on to describe his…


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