Monthly Archives: September 2014

Warren Commission Report

President Johnson receiving the Warren Report.

President Johnson receiving the Warren Report.

The President’s Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, commonly known as the Warren Commission, was created by President Lyndon Johnson and chaired by Chief Justice Earl Warren to investigate President Kennedy’s assassination. The Commission presented their findings in a report to President Johnson on September 24, 1964. The Commission also released 26 hearing volumes on November 23, 1964 comprised of testimonies from 550 witnesses and evidence.

Report of the President’s Commission on the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Warren Commission Report)   PDF (81118 KB, 920 pp.)
ZIP file

Volume I PDF (33.3 MB, 524 pp.)
Volume II PDF (36.9 MB, 536 pp.)
Volume III PDF (31.3 MB, 532 pp.)
Volume IV PDF (32.5 MB, 492 pp.)
Volume V PDF (44.9 MB, 640 pp.)
Volume VI PDF (30.0 MB, 488 pp.)
Volume VII PDF (35.7 MB, 612 pp.)
Volume VIII PDF (31.4 MB, 488 pp.)
Volume IX PDF (31.3 MB, 490 pp.)
Volume X PDF (28.3 MB, 444 pp.)
Volume XI PDF (32.7 MB, 500 pp.)
Volume XII PDF (29.6 MB, 468 pp.)
Volume XIII PDF (32.0 MB, 524 pp.)
Volume XIV PDF (41.3 MB, 672 pp.)
Volume XV PDF (57.3 MB, 844 pp.)

Volumes XVI—XXVI
These volumes contain reproductions of exhibits received into evidence by the Commission. The exhibits received in connection with testimony before the Commission are printed first, arranged in numerical order from 1 to 1053.

Next are printed exhibits received in connection with depositions or affidavits, arranged alphabetically by name of witness, and then numerically— e.g., Adams Exhibits Nos. 1-, Baker Exhibits Nos. 1-22.

Finally are printed other materials relied upon by the Commission, consisting principally of investigative reports by law enforcement agencies, arranged in numerical order beginning with 1054. Each volume begins with a table of contents—a descriptive listing of the exhibits in the volume and the page or pages on which each exhibit is printed.

Volume XVI PDF (56.9 MB, 1024 pp.) Exhibits 1 to 391
Volume XVII PDF (47.4 MB, 936 pp.) Exhibits 329 to 884
Volume XVIII PDF (87.8 MB, 960 pp.) Exhibits 885 to 1053
Volume XIX PDF (44.4 MB, 800 pp.) Exhibits Allen to Fuqua
Volume XX PDF (48.1 MB, 828 pp.) Exhibits Gallagher to Oliver
Volume XXI PDF (48.4 MB, 816 pp.) Exhibits Paine to Yarborough
Volume XXII PDF (53.9 MB, 972 pp.) Exhibits 1054 to 1512
Volume XXIII PDF (54.5 MB, 984 pp.) Exhibits 1513 to 1975
Volume XXIV PDF (48.3 MB, 940 pp.) Exhibits 1976 to 2189
Volume XXV PDF (51.0 MB, 968 pp.) Exhibits 2190 to 2651
Volume XXVI PDF (52.4 MB, 980 pp.) Exhibits 2652 to 3154

Eleanor Roosevelt at WSC-River Falls

Are you watching The Roosevelts on PBS? Did you know that Eleanor Roosevelt was the first speaker in the then-brand new Karges Center in 1960? The April 11, 1960, Student Voice announced:

New Athletic Building Will Be Scene of Speech by Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt, May 3, 1960 (from the UWRF Archives)

Eleanor Roosevelt, May 3, 1960 (from the UWRF Archives)

Eleanor Roosevelt will speak at Wisconsin State College at River Falls Tuesday, May 3, at 8 p.m. in the Health and Physical Education building. The wife of Pres. Franklin Delano Roosevelt and niece of Pres. Theodore Roosevelt, her appearance will be co-sponsored by the college and the River Falls chapter of the American Association of University Women. The title of her speech will be “Is America Facing World Leadership?”

Charge and Chill Lounge

We are all ready to go for the Fall semester!  Check out the new room we refurnished on the main floor of the library…the Charge and Chill lounge. Enjoy comfy seating while charging your mobile devices. We hope you like it!  lounge1lounge2lounge3