Archive Record

Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Catalog Number 2016.004.031.a,b
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description a) Chattanooga News-Free Press, stamped September 5, 1976. Byline Mike LeVan. "HOFFA CELL, TEA POT, BAGS TO JOIN JC FAIR DISPLAYS." Article reporting that John Holt of the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department is displaying the jail cell that held Jimmy Hoffa at the Jaycee Tri-State Fair. Holt had bought the fully-enclosed metal cell from James Massengale of Massengale House Wrecking Company when the old jail was razed.

b1,2) Two copies of photo of Holt and Massengale with the jail cell. Photo credit George Moody.
Date 1976
Dates of Creation September 5, 1976
Extent of Description a) 12.00" x 5.50"
b1) 6.50" x 7.00"
b2) 4.75" x 5.50"
Accession number 2016.004