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Draft of an article by Vivian Castleberry

Object Number: 1991.002.0005
Category: Documents
Type of Object: Document
Dimensions: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Medium: Paper
Description
Four page typed draft of an article written by Vivian Castleberry for the Sault Ste. Marie Daily Star newspaper of Ontario, Canada, about the events of November 22, 1963 and the mood in Dallas that afternoon. The article is typed on unbleached paper and includes Ms. Castleberry's experiences at the Trade Mart luncheon that day, the eyewitness account of Peggy Burney, and impressions of the city in the afternoon and evening.

Ms. Castleberry was asked to write this article in a telegram sent by Nan Rajnovich of the Sault Ste. Marie Daily Star, who she had met at a conference for Women Editors at Columbia University.
Curator's Notes

Peggy Burney, who was Vivian Castleberry's first cousin, was head of the shipping department of Jennifer Juniors, the dress making company owned by Abraham Zapruder, the man who filmed a famous home movie of the assassination. - Gary Mack, Curator

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