Parkland Memorial Hospital on Harry Hines Blvd., Trauma Room #1, where President Kennedy died

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Title

Parkland Memorial Hospital on Harry Hines Blvd., Trauma Room #1, where President Kennedy died

Subject

Emergency Service, Hospital--history; Critical Care; Hospitals--history; History, 20th Century

Description

Parkland Memorial Hospital's Trauma Room #1 was the scene of heroic but unsuccessful efforts to save President Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Texas Governor John Connally, gravely wounded along with Kennedy, was treated in an adjacent trauma room and survived. A few days later, Kennedy's alleged assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald, died at Parkland after having been shot by Jack Ruby.

Creator

Unknown

Date

Milestone date: 1963
Creation date: 1963

Rights

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Identifier

pmh_00031

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Citation

Unknown, “Parkland Memorial Hospital on Harry Hines Blvd., Trauma Room #1, where President Kennedy died,” Exhibits, accessed July 16, 2018, https://utswlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/56.