Empty presidential limousine outside Parkland Memorial Hospital on Harry Hines Blvd., November 22, 1963

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Title

Empty presidential limousine outside Parkland Memorial Hospital on Harry Hines Blvd., November 22, 1963

Subject

Emergency Service, Hospital--history; Hospitals--history; Head Injuries, Penetrating; Wounds, Gunshot; Critical Care; Medical Staff; History, 20th Century

Description

On November 22, 1963, the nation was shocked by the shooting of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas. He was rushed to Parkland Memorial Hospital, where Southwestern Medical School physicians tried to save him, without success. The empty Presidential limousine outside the Parkland emergency entrance is a poignant emblem of the day.

Creator

Unknown

Publisher

From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division Dallas Public Library.

Date

Milestone date: 1963
Creation date: 1963

Rights

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Identifier

ext_00012

Rights Holder

Dallas Public Library

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Citation

Unknown, “Empty presidential limousine outside Parkland Memorial Hospital on Harry Hines Blvd., November 22, 1963,” Exhibits, accessed January 19, 2018, http://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/55.