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Waymon Rose Living History Program

Object Number: 2009.001.0033
Category: Oral Histories
Oral history interview subject: J. Waymon Rose
Oral history interviewer: Stephen Fagin
Type of Object: Oral history
Dimensions: 45 Minutes
Medium: DVD-R
Videotaped Living History program with J. Waymon Rose. Mr. Rose was the tenth person selected to serve on the jury of the Jack Ruby trial in 1964. In 2002, he donated the diary he kept during the trial, as well as other related materials, to The Sixth Floor Museum.

Program conducted at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza on May 19, 2009 by Stephen Fagin, Associate Curator. The program is forty-five minutes long.

The video attached to this record is an excerpt. The entire program is available in our Reading Room to on-site researchers or by submitting a Rights & Reproductions Request Form.
Curator's Notes

Waymon Rose and his wife Ann have been supporters and friends of The Sixth Floor Museum for many years. Both recorded oral histories with the institution, and Mr. Rose participated in a total of five public programs recorded between 2004 and 2010. The Roses also donated their collection of assassination and Ruby trial-related memorabilia to the Museum, including scrapbooks, personal correspondence, photographs and the handwritten diaries they kept during the Jack Ruby trial. - Stephen Fagin, Associate Curator   

Waymon Rose will be our Living History speaker in February 2013. - Stephen Fagin, Associate Curator

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