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by unknown hand, lower left in blue ink: 17; across bottom printed in image: (DN7) DALLAS, Tex., Nov. 23—DEATH IN THE MAKING—This was the / dramatic moment at the Dallas city jail today as nightclub owner / Jack Ruby stepped forward and levelled a revolver at Lee Harvey Oswald, / accused assassin of President Kennedy. A second later Ruby pumped a / bullet into Oswald’s stomach from which he died several hours later. / Jack Beers, staff photographer of the Dallas Morning News, made this / picture. “Copyright, The Dallas Morning News, 1963” via AP Wirephoto / (rhs11400news) DALLAS PAPERS AND TV OUT [underlined]; on verso, center Associated Press copyright stamp in red ink perpendicular

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Jo Tartt, Jr., Warrenton, VA; NGA purchase, 2015.

Associated Names
Tartt, Jo
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