Oral History

Ray Adler

An employee of the First National Bank of Dallas in 1963, Adler took photographs of the Kennedy motorcade on Main Street and sold his roll of unprocessed film to a Life Magazine reporter later that day. Beginning in 1969, Adler spent seventeen years at the Dallas Times Herald. While serving as assistant managing editor, he maintained the newspaper’s significant file of Kennedy assassination-related negatives. Recorded February 3, 1995.

Mr. Adler passed away on December 15, 2002.