Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2016.004.019.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 dateline Chattanooga January 28, 1964. Caption: FIRST WITNESSES, AND HOFFA-- Nashville businessman, left photo, J.C. Tippens, enters Federal Court to testify in Hoffa jury-tampering trial. Center photo, James Hoffa, as he leaves court. Right photo, Andrew Mizell, clerk of U.S. District Court of Nashville was the first witness to be called in the Hoffa jury-tampering trial.

b) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 31, 1964. Caption: STROLLING ALONG-- James Hoffa, teamsters president on trial in Chattanooga for jury-tampering has become a fixed feature on the street each morning. Hoffa, briskly walks to the Federal Court house a short one block with all the determination of going on a 50-mile Bobby Kennedy hike. [View is at corner of 10th St. and Georgia Ave.]

c) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 31, 1964. Caption: WITNESS HOFFA JURY-TAMPERING TRIAL -- Mrs. Hazel Fulton, Huntington, W. Va., enters Federal Court house with U.S. Marshal after a noon recess today in Chattanooga. The W. Va., divorcee gave testimony purporting to link two businessmen with a key government witness in Hoffa's jury-tampering trial.

d) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 31, 1964. Caption: JURY-TAMPERING WITNESS -- U.S. Marshal escorts Mrs. Hazel Fulton, Huntington, W. Va. to Federal Court, where the red-haired divorcee gave testimony today purporting to link two businessmen with a key government witness in Hoffa's jury-tampering trial. Marshals have kept most of their witnesses under cover and helped them dodge photographers throughout the trial.

e) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 31, 1964. Caption: HOFFA TRIAL WITNESS-- Dallas Hall (above), Nashville night club operator, testified in Chattanooga today that he was given names of jurors in James R. Hoffa's 1962 conspiracy trial. Hall said Nicholas Tweel, Huntington, W. Va., gave him names of jurors and "asked me to look around." Tweel is one of five codefendants with Hoffa in jury-tampering trial in Chattanooga.

f) UPI wirephoto dateline 1/31/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Teamsters union president James Hoffa, accompanied by St. Louis, Mo. Attorney Maurice Schenker, buys a newspaper on Chattanooga street corner 1/31. The second week of Hoffa's jury tampering trial ended 1/31.

g) Photo, uncredited, of a rally for Hoffa at the airport. A row of teamster supporters and families lined up with signs with messages of support for Hoffa. Written on back, "Crowd at airport (Hoffa)" and date 1/18/64.

h) Photo, uncredited, of a rally for Hoffa at the airport. Hoffa stands in front of airplane surrounded by supporters holding signs "We will always be for Jo & Jimmy Hoffa." Date on back 1/18/64.

i) Hoffa shakes hands with uniformed doorman at Hotel Patten. Hoffa is surrounded by some of his lawyers. Written on back is a quote "I've seen you before" and the date 1/24/64. Photo credit J. B. Collins.

j) Hoffa (with one of his lawyers) buys a News-Free Press paper from a newsboy. The headline of the paper reads: "Defense moves to halt trial claims negroes 'eliminated'." Written on back it says "Labor & Management" and the date 1/24/64. Photo credit J. B. Collins.

k) Hoffa talking to a driver in the cab of an Arrow truck. On back it says "Two truckers" and the date 1/24/64. Photo credit J. B. Collins.

l) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga January 31, 1964. Caption: LAKELAND PIANIST TESTIFIES IN HOFFA TRIAL -- Miss Carol Pettijohn, a pianist from Lakeland, Florida, testified in the James R. Hoffa jury-tampering trial at Chattanooga, Tennessee. This photo is a handout from a theater-booking agency.

m) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/3/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Ewing King, one of the co-defendants in the James Hoffa jury-tampering trial as he left the Federal building 2/3. A state trooper testified King talked to him about offering him a promotion if he could "talk to" his wife who was a juror on Hoffa's 1962 Nashville trial.

n) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/3/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Teamsters Union President James Hoffa (L) remains chipper as his Chattanooga jury-tampering trial moves into his third week. Here Hoffa, his chief legal counsel James Haggerty (M) leave the court building after Monday's proceedings.

o) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 3, 1964. Caption: HOFFA WITNESS, WIFE AND CO-DEFENDANT -- Oscar Pitts and his wife (left photo) and Ewing King (right photo), former Nashville teamsters president, were pictured leaving Federal Court, where King is on trial with teamsters leader James Hoffa on jury-tampering charges. Pitts testified he set up a meeting between King and a highway patrolman whose wife was removed from the Hoffa 1962 trial jury in Nashville.

p) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 4, 1964. Caption: HOFFA, DEFENSE LAWYER-- James Hoffa, left, with his legal counsel James E. Haggerty Sr., right, leave Federal Court after the government called a surprise witness to testify in Hoffa's jury-tampering trial here at Chattanooga.

q) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/5/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Defense attorneys said here 2/5 that a second Teamsters Union official, Don Vestal, president of Nashville Local 327, would be a government witness in the jury-tampering trial of James R. Hoffa and five co-defendants. Although government attorneys would neither confirm or deny that he would be called, he is expected to take the stand following Louisiana Teamsters official Edward Partin.

r) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 5, 1964. Caption: CONCERNED -- Teamsters President James Hoffa, paused in the doorway of Federal Court house as he left today after hearing testimony by teamsters official Edward Partin, Baton Rouge, La. Partin, a surprise government witness linked Hoffa to jury-tampering in Hoffa's 1962 Nashville trial which ended in a mistrial.

s) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/5/64 Chattanooga. Caption: A glowering James Hoffa leaves his Federal court trial 2/5 after a teamsters official testified Hoffa once told he has a juror "in his hip pocket." The statement was allegedly made in 1962 during Hoffa's Nashville conspiracy trial.

t) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 6, 1964. Caption: GOVERNMENT WITNESS -- Edward Grady Partin, Baton Rouge, La. teamsters official is guarded by U. S. Marshalls (arrow pointing) as he enters Federal Court today for cross-examination in Teamsters president James Hoffa's jury-tampering trial. Partin, testified yesterday that Hoffa talked often of trying to fix the jury which tried him on a conspiracy charge in 1962.

u) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 7, 1964. Caption: A FEW CHOICE WORDS -- Teamsters president James Hoffa, right and U. S. Marshal Elmer Disspayne, Nashville exchange sharp words in the hallway outside the temporary headquarters of Teamsters International Union at Chattanooga. Hoffa charged Disspayne with spying and taking records from his office.

v1-3) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 7, 1964. Caption: HEATED EXCHANGE-- Teamsters president James R. Hoffa, at right, with back to camera, holds back his special counsel, William Bufalino (shaking finger), in their encounter with U. S. Marshal Elmer Disspayne, at left, during the noon recess of Hoffa's jury-tampering trial. The encounter took place at temporary headquarters of International Teamsters Union in Chattanooga.

w) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/7/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Edward Grady Partin (R), the surprise witness in the Hoffa trial is escorted from the Federal building by an unidentified man 2/7.

x) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/10/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Teamster boss James R. Hoffa (R) and co-defendant Ewing King enter the Federal Courthouse here 2/10 morning to begin the fourth week of their jury-tampering trial. Federal Judge Frank Wilson is to rule today if Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy or FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover need be called.

y) UPI wirephoto dateline 2/10/64 Chattanooga. Caption: Federal Judge Frank Wilson appears to be deep in thought here 2/10 as he left the Courthouse on his way to lunch. Wilson told attorneys in the James R. Hoffa jury-tampering case that he would rule sometime 2/10 afternoon if U.S. Atty. Gen. Robert Kennedy and FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover should be asked to testify or not.

z) AP wirephoto dateline Chattanooga February 10, 1964. Caption: HOFFA TRIAL JUDGE -- Federal Judge Frank Wilson manages a grin as he leaves the Federal Court after spending most of the morning hearing charges that attorneys and defendants in the Hoffa jury-tampering trial are being kept under surveillance by federal agents. The trial entered its fourth week today.
Date 1964
Dimension Details a) 8.25" x 6.00"
b) 5.75" x 8.25"
c) 5.75" x 8.00"
d) 8.125" x 5.75"
e) 4.625" x 8.00"
f) 6.50" x 8.50"
g-k) 8.00" x 10.00"
l) 6.00" x 8.00"
m) 6.75" x 8.25"
n) 8.50" x 6.75"
o) 8.125" x 5.75"
p) 8.00" x 6.25"
q) 8.50" x 6.50"
r) 6.25" x 8.25"
s) 6.75" x 8.50"
t) 8.25" x 6.50"
u) 7.75" x 60"
v1) 8.00" x 6.00"
v2) 5.625" x 4.125"
v3) 8.00" x 10.00"
w) 6.50" x 8.25"
x) 6.50" x 8.50"
y) 6.50" x 8.50"
z) 6.25" x 8.00"
Accession number 2016.004