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Lee Harvey Oswald

A reader pointed out this bit of lost history
Set forth below is a list of all the known residences of Lee Harvey Oswald
disclosed and verified through the investigation of his background:

2109 Alvar Street New Orleans, Louisiana October 18, 1939 – Spring 1940

2109 Alvar St

This first appeared on an agenda in 2007. Most likely demolished by now

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    and passes in Silence
    the Lens of our Squandered Heritage.

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  • ClarkT

    I’m told that Oswald rented an apartment in the 5100 Block of Magazine. The same folks own it today that rented to Oswald back in the day. I’ll get the exact address for ya.

  • ClarkT

    Yep, it’s in there. 4905 Magazine.

  • Michelle

    The shooting range where Oswald practiced was located in the Warehouse District near Lafayette Square and has also been proposed for demolition.

  • Janet Hays

    There’s a shooting range in the warehouse district? Who knew…