The mystery of the Babushka Lady - Clearly shown in several photographs is a woman with what appears to be a camera of some kind in front of her face, pointing directly at the president’s motorcade when the shots were fired. She is located close to the street, and had an extremely good vantage point for capturing the events surrounding the shooting.
Old woman who inhabited the alleys off Fleet St. Characterful portraits of Londoners, believed to be by photographer Donald McLeish (1879-1950), selected from the three volumes of Wonderful London edited by St John Adcock and produced by The Fleetway House in the nineteen-twenties.
Babushka lady is on the left, close to the road and wearing a scarf. The Babushka Lady is a nickname for an unknown woman present during the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy who might have photographed the events that occurred in Dallas' Dealey Plaza at the time President John F. Kennedy was shot. Her nickname arose from the headscarf she wore similar to scarves worn by elderly Russian women (бабушка – babushka – literally means "grandmother" or "old woman" in Russian).
Unexplained mysteries of the JFK assassination - Whatever happened to the mysterious “Babushka Lady,” who was seen in the Zapruder film of the assassination? Zapruder’s film depicts a woman wearing a head scarf who in turn is filming the JFK motorcade at the moment of the assassination. Given that the Babushka Lady is very close to the motorcade, her film would offer invaluable evidence if it could be located today.
In the hours and days following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, investigators would rely heavily on statements by spectators of the motorcade. Clearly shown in several photographs is a woman with what appears to be a camera of some kind in front of her face. Photographic evidence shows that instead of running away after the shots were fired, as many people did, the Babushka Lady continued filming the procession. She never came forward.