Online Collection

Jerry Turman Oral History

Object Number: 2008.001.0036
Category: Oral Histories
Oral history interview subject: Jerry Turman
Oral history interviewer: Stephen Fagin
Type of Object: Oral history
Dimensions: 44 Minutes
Medium: DVD-R
Videotaped oral history interview with Jerry Turman. Between 1969 and 1970, Turman lived in the room at 1026 North Beckley Avenue in Oak Cliff that had been occupied by Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963. Turman heard interesting stories about Oswald and the rooming house from owners Arthur C. and Gladys Johnson.

Interview conducted at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza on May 23, 2008 by Associate Curator Stephen Fagin. The interview is forty-four minutes long.

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