Detroit Free Press Newspaper for November 25, 1963, "Oswald Killed"

Summary

This Monday morning issue of The Detroit Free Press shows the way newspapers reported the developing news surrounding President John F. Kennedy's death and the death of his accused assassin. The editors took the unusual step of devoting the entire front page and many of the following pages to the continuing events. This lengthy coverage was only for such major events.

This Monday morning issue of The Detroit Free Press shows the way newspapers reported the developing news surrounding President John F. Kennedy's death and the death of his accused assassin. The editors took the unusual step of devoting the entire front page and many of the following pages to the continuing events. This lengthy coverage was only for such major events.

Artifact

Newspaper

Date Made

25 November 1963

Subject Date

25 November 1963

Creators

Detroit Free Press (Firm) 

Beers, Ira Jefferson (Jack), Jr. 

Associated Press 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Detroit 

Creator Notes

Photograph of Jack Ruby aiming at Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Beers. Published by Detroit Free Press, Detroit, Michigan. Photo of Jacqueline, Caroline and John Jr. Kennedy through Associated Press.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2013.50.32

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Estate of Dr. and Mrs. Martin A. Glynn.

Material

Newsprint
Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 23 in  (NOT folded)

Width: 15 in

Inscriptions

Printed at top of page one: The Detroit Free Press CITY EDITION EXTRA / Prime Kennedy Suspect / OSWALD KILLED / 300,000 / Bid JFK / Farewell

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