Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2016.004.018.a-z
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Photographs concerning the Jimmy Hoffa jury-tampering trial held in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from January 20, 1964 to March 3, 1964.

a) AP wirephoto of four views of Jimmy Hoffa. Dateline Chicago, January 3, 1964. Headline: Hoffa's Expressions Run the Gamut-- Features of James R. Hoffa run the gamut from laughter to serious thought as teamsters Union president reacts to reporters' questions at press conference today. Hoffa remarked "I can't see how any working man can support" Senator Barry Goldwater for President. Hoffa is in Chicago negotiating an industry-wide contract with truckers.

b) UPI wirephoto of Hoffa. Dateline Chicago, January 3, 1964. Caption: Jimmy Hoffa, Teamsters Union Pres., ponders a question during an interview here 1/3. Hoffa is in Chicago seeking a nationwide contract between teamsters and the trucking industry. Asked if the teamsters would support Barry Goldwater for President, Hoffa replied I'd be surprised if anybody who makes a living could support him."

c) UPI wirephoto of Hoffa. Dateline 1/15/64 Chicago. Caption: Teamsters Union president James Hoffa talks with newsmen here 1/15 just a few hours before deadline for contract signing. Hoffa said if a contract with the trucking industry is not reached by 10pm EST 1/15 he would call a strike against six of the country's largest truck lines.

d) AP wirephoto of Hoffa. Dateline Chattanooga, January 20, 1964. Caption: JOVIAL HOFFA-- Teamsters boss James R. Hoffa, full of high spirits and joking as he left the Federal Courthouse after the first day of proceedings in his jury-tampering trial. Flashing a wide smile even after his lawyer lost a bid to win dismissal of the indictment on grounds that the supposedly secret grand jury minutes had been leaked to unnamed persons.

e) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 20, 1964. Caption: SNAP, SNAP-- Teamster president James R. Hoffa stops to have his picture taken and talk with newsmen before going on trial this morning for jury tampering charges. Hoffa, and six other men are charged with trying to influence jurors in Hoffa's 1962 conspiracy trial in Nashville.

f) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga, January 20, 1964. Caption: END OF FIRST DAY-- President of the Teamsters Union international James R. Hoffa, talks to a newsman as he leaves the Federal Court House after the first day of proceedings. Hoffa, with a smile most of the time said, "he is afraid juriors [sic] who are locked up during his trial will vent their frustrations on him.

g and l) AP wirephotos (duplicates) of Hoffa and family in front of Hotel Patten, dateline Chattanooga January 20, 1964. Caption: FAMILY AFFAIR-- Teamster president James R. Hoffa, with a wide smile and his family by his side enroute this morning to the Federal Courthouse. Hoffa goes on trial this morning on jury tampering charges. With Hoffa, are his son (LtoR), James P. Hoffa, daughter Mrs. Barbara Crancer, Hoffa, and Mrs. Hoffa. Six other men are charged with the teamster boss with trying to influence jurors in Hoffa's 1962 conspiracy trial in Nashville.

h) UPI wirephoto dateline Chattanooga 1/20/64. Caption: Bucking an extremely strong wind, Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa (L), his wife, and sone James P. Hoffa leave the Federal Courthouse here 1/20 afternoon following a lunch recess. Most of the morning was taken up in motions as Hoffa went on trial with five others on jury tampering charges.

i) UPI wirephoto dateline Chattanooga 1/20/64. Caption: International Teamster president James R. Hoffa stops outside the Federal Courthouse here early 1/20 morning for a few questions from newsmen before entering for his jury tampering trial. Hoffa and 5 others went on trial later in Judge Frank Wilson's court.

j) Free Free Press photo of same interview with reporters as in wirephoto (i). Photo credit Delmont Wilson, On back is written "Hoffa, right, and son."

k) News Free Press close-up of Hoffa with reporters as in photos (i) and (j). Photo credit Delmont Wilson.

m) UPI wirephoto dateline Chattanooga 1/20/64. Caption: "HOFFA AND PARTY" Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa (C) peers up the street toward the Federal Courthouse here 1/20 morning as he and his party leave their hotel. From left are: Allen Dorfman (co-defendant in the jury tampering trial); his son, James P. Hoffa; Hoffa; daughter, Mrs. Barbara Crancer; and his wife Josephine.

n) Screened photo removed from a galley layout. Photographer wearing pork-pie hat snaps a photo of Hoffa and his family walking to the courthouse.

o) UPI wirephoto dateline Chattanooga 1/20/64. Caption: International Teamster President James R. Hoffa lets out with a big grin as he jokes with photographers here 1/20 afternoon as the first day of his jury-tampering trial came to an end. He told the photographers that "pictures made in the morning were free, those made of him in the afternoon costs a penny apiece!" [Hoffa is pictured standing in front of a glass door that reads Hotel Patten Beauty (Salon)].

p) UPI wirephoto dateline Chattanooga 1/21/64. Caption: Jimmy Hoffa (C), led by attorney Harvey M. Silets, enters Federal Courthouse here early 1/21 morning to begin the second day of his, and 5 co-defendants, trial of jury-tampering. Directly behind Hoffa is Allen Dorfman, Chicago insurance agent and a defendant in the case. [The view is toward the corner of Georgia Ave. and 10th Street.]

q) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga, January 21, 1964. Caption: ANOTHER DAY-- Smiling boss James Hoffa, president of the Teamsters Union and Allen Dorfman move briskly along ready to start the second day in the Hoffa jury-tampering trial. Dorfman, is one of six men charged with Hoffa, in this jury-tampering case.

r) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/21/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Jimmy Hoffa talks with newsmen here late 1/20 afternoon as the first day of his jury-tampering trial came to an end. Efforts will continue here 1/21 morning to select a jury from some three hundred prospectives. [The view is north on Georgia Ave., Volunteer Life and Dome building in background.]

s) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 21, 1964. Caption: MARSHALLS GUARD PROSPECTIVE JURORS IN HOFFA TRIAL-- U.S. Marshalls escort a group of prospective jurors for Teamster president James R. Hoffa's jury-tampering trial to the federal district court building. Judge Frank Wilson has ordered everyone selected for the jury to be locked up during the trial, which may last two months.

t) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 22, 1964. Caption: END OF THE DAY-- James R. Hoffa far left and party move briskly along after the end of proceedings in the second day of Hoffa's jury-tampering trial. With Hoffa, left to right are his son James P. Hoffa, Allen Dorfman one of the five charged with Hoffa, and Tampa lawyer John Rogano.

u) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/24/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa (R) shakes a finger to get a point over to some of his associates here 1/23 shortly after leaving federal court for fourth day. At left is Harry Berke, Chattanooga attorney; Ewing King, co-defendant in the jury-tampering trial; and Nashville attorney Cecil Branstedder.

v) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/24/64 Chattanooga. Caption: The jury-tampering trial of James R. Hoffa ended its first week here 1/24 with only the selection of a jury. Hoffa, who in his spare time likes to work out in a nearby gym, has had only one chance since he got here. The Teamster leader, shown working out 1/21 night, said, "You have to go every other day to get any benefit." As the trial broke for lunch 1/24, Hoffa ran the two blocks to his hotel in a pouring rain--for exercise. [Hoffa is bench pressing while wearing a Chattanooga YMCA t-shirt.]

w) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/24/64 Chattanooga. Caption: "MOVING ON"-- Teamster President James R. Hoffa (L) fairly leaves the sidewalk here 1/24 as he and co-defendant Allen Dorfman jog toward their hotel in light rain. Most of this week has been taken up in jury selection and both sides hoped that it could be completed 1/24 afternoon.

x) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/27/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Key witness in Hoffa trial, James C. Tippens, Brentwood, Tenn. insurance man returns from noon recess with his secretary here 1/27. He was allegedly offered a $10,000 bribe in the Nashville trial.

y) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 27, 1964. Caption: MAJOR WITNESS IN HOFFA TRIAL-- J.C. Tippens, Nashville businessman walks with his secretary, unidentified to the Federal courthouse. Tippens, was the first major witness scheduled to testify for the government, which finally began its case today against James Hoffa. Tippens, was allegedly offered a bribe by a Hoffa associate while the Teamster President was on trial in Nashville in 1962. [View is north on Georgia Ave looking at corner of Volunteer Bldg. Entrance to Yesterday's visible.]

z) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/27/64 Chattanooga. Caption: FIRST WITNESS IN HOFFA TRIAL -- Andrew Mizzell of Nashville, federal district court clerk for Middle Tennessee enters Federal building here 1/27. He is first witness for Justice Department.
Date 1964
Dimension Details a) 5.50" x 8.125"
b) 8.50" x 6.75"
c) 6.75" x 8.25"
d) 6.00" x 8.00"
e) 6.00" x 8.125"
f) 8.00" x 6.00"
g) 5.625" x 8.00"
h) 8.50" x 6.50"
i) 8.25" x 6.50"
j, k) 8.00" x 10.00"
l) 5.625" x 8.25"
m) 8.50" x 6.75"
n) 7.00" x 5.75"
o) 8.25" x 6.50"
p) 8.50" x 6.50"
q) 8.00" x 6.00"
r) 6.50" x 8.25"
s) 6.00" x 8.00"
t) 6.00" x 8.25"
u) 8.00" x 6.50"
v) 8.25" x 6.75"
w) 8.50" x 7.00"
x) 6.75" x 8.50"
y) 6.00" x 8.25"
z) 6.50" x 8.50"
Accession number 2016.004