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JOHN F. KENNEDY ASSINATION (LEE HARVEY OSWALD) (1939 - 1963) American assassin of President John F. Kennedy who Oswald shot in Dallas, November 22, 1963. Oswald was in turn murdered by nightclub owner Jack Ruby days later. A superb Oswald item, an original oversize photograph taken at his funeral, 14" x 11" b/w, Fort Worth, Nov. 25, 1963, a great close-up shot showing Oswald's grieving brother Earl, his wife, and his mother Marguerite, who clutches her newest grandchild, being escorted from the gravesite while reporters take pictures from the sidelines. Taken by Fort Worth-based photojournalist Gene Gordon, and sold with a copy of a letter from him recollecting the day Kennedy was shot. A most evocative photograph, in fine condition.
Estimate $ 100-150

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