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Image of Jack Ruby in handcuffs escorted by police, answering questions

Object Number: 2004.058.0126.0001
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
Original black and white negative on Kodak Safety Film taken by Dallas Morning News photographer Bill Winfrey. Image shows Jack Ruby, in handcuffs, being escorted by law enforcement while Travis Linn, a reporter with Dallas ABC affiliate WFAA-TV, interviews Ruby and another reporter takes notes.

This image was taken in the connector driveway between the Dallas County Records Building and the Dallas County Criminal Courts Building.
Curator's Notes

This image, along with materials from the DA's Ruby file (which is on loan to the Museum) and from the Museum's permanent collection, briefly appeared in a temporary display on the Museum's seventh floor in 2017. - Lindsey Richardson, Curator of Collections

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