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Description and Relevance of Holding:
The John F Kennedy and Dallas Police Department Photograph Collection contains 404 photographs that include the “sniper’s nest” in downtown Dallas’ Texas School Book Depository Building, where Oswald allegedly fired on Kennedy’s motorcade; the back and front yards of the boarding house at 214 Neely; Dealey Plaza; the intersection at Tenth Street and Patton Avenue where Oswald allegedly fatally shot Dallas patrolman J.D. Tippit; interiors of the Texas Theater where Oswald was arrested by Dallas police; and the basement of Dallas City Hall where Jack Ruby shot and killed Oswald on Nov. 24, 1963.

Access to Holdings:
This collection is available online for research.

Jake Mangum
Project Development Librarian
UNT Libraries
Willis Library, UNT
1155 Union Circle, #305190
Denton, TX 76203