Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2016.004.017.a-d
Collection Chattanooga News-Free Press Collection
Description Set of photographs featuring Teamster leader Jimmy Hoffa.

a) AP wirephoto of Hoffa and Teamster official Dave Beck. Byline Washington, September 5, 1957. Caption: Teamsters' Officials Deny Corruption Charges-- Dave Beck, right, Teamsters Union president, and James Hoffa, midwest boss of the union, pose with broad smiles as they arrive today at a meeting of the AFL-CIO ethical practices committee. Both Beck and Hoffa denied in a statement that their union is corruptly dominated. The AFL-CIO group waited almost an hour for the Teamsters' delegation to appear at the hearing.

b-d) Three photographs of Hoffa at a voter registration event, presumably in Chattanooga. All are credited to George Moody of the Free Press. All are date stamped on the back June 28, 1962. In (b), Hoffa stands next to his wife, who is being presented with a bouquet of roses by several women wearing large campaign buttons. Signs in background, one reads: $115 a week thanks to Hoffa. In (c), Mrs. Hoffa speaks at a podium with Mr. Hoffa sitting beside it writing something. In (d), Mr. Hoffa stands at the podium and another man sits beside it. On the back is written "Hoffa and Dusty."
Date 1957-1962
Dimension Details a) 8.00" x 10.00"
b) 5.75" x 5.50"
c,d) 3.63" x 5.63"
Accession number 2016.004