Oral History

Jay & Erma Skaggs

Standing on the corner of Main and Houston streets, the Skaggs heard shots fired and remained in Dealey Plaza for over an hour after the assassination. Jay Skaggs photographed the motorcade and the aftermath in Dealey Plaza and donated his pictures to the Museum. Recorded March 13, 2002.

Mr. Skaggs passed away on April 13, 2009. Mrs. Skaggs passed away on January 13, 2015.