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Image of Dallas police officers driving Jack Ruby back to the jail building

Object Number: 2004.058.0123.0002
Category: Photographs
Photographer: Bill Winfrey
Type of Object: Negative (b&w)
Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in. (5.7 x 5.7 cm)
Medium: Film
Description
Original black and white negative on Kodak Safety Film taken by Dallas Morning News photographer Bill Winfrey showing two men driving Jack Ruby into the garage of the Dallas County Jail.

Dallas County deputy sheriff Al Maddox, wearing a bow tie, is on the far left. Although the date of this photograph is unknown, the car's license plate is dated 1963.
Curator's Notes

Visible in the background of this photograph, across Houston Street, is Dealey Plaza. The concrete pergola on the north side of the city-owned park  can be seen on the right side of this image, including the pedestal--on the left edge of the pergola--where Abraham Zapruder stood when he shot his famous home movie of the Kennedy assassination. - Stephen Fagin, Curator

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