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Image of people awaiting jury selection for Jack Ruby's change of venue hearing

Object Number: 2014.080.0411.0004
Category: Photographs
Type of Object: Negative (b&w)
Dimensions: 15/16 × 1 5/16 in. (2.4 × 3.3 cm)
Medium: Film
Description
One original 35mm black and white negative taken by a staff photographer from The Dallas Morning News. This image shows people in the jury selection pool for the change of venue hearing for Jack Ruby. The image was taken through the window of a door labeled, "Central Jury Room." The change of venue hearing ran for three days, February 10-12, 1964. Ultimately, Ruby's request for a change of venue was denied and the trial was set to take place in Dallas.

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