Oral History

Lovita Irby

A teenager in 1963, Irby was near the corner of Elm and Houston streets at the time of the assassination. In 1991, she served as a consultant to Oliver Stone during the making of his film JFK. In that capacity, she met many of the key participants and extensively photographed the production in Dallas; she later donated many of those photographs to the Museum. Recorded March 9 and June 2, 2005, and January 30, 2017.