Bruno Richard HAUPTMANN
Bruno R. Hauptmann,
charged with extortion in the Lindbergh case, is shown as he
in Morrisania Court
in the Bronx, N. Y., Sept. 24th,
immediately before a Bronx County
Grande Jury received the case.
unemployed German carpenter, is still wearing the same grey
suit he wore when
first taken into custody. His belt and shoe laces
have been taken from him to prevent any
attempt at suicide. His tie
also has been removed.
September 24, 1934.
Bruno Richard Hauptmann at the Hunterdon County Courthouse during
January 4, 1935.
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, alleged kidnaper and murderer of the
Lindbergh baby, at his trial.
January 18, 1935.
Headshot of Richard Hauptmann.
(Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty
There have been many pictures of Bruno Hauptmann in a sullen
mood, and few of them showing
a slight smile. This is the first
picture to show the defendant flashing a full happy smile. It was
made at the last session of the week at Flemington. January 19,
C. Lloyd Fisher, defense counsel, leans over to speak
confidentially with Bruno Richard Hauptmann
and Frederick A. Pope, also of the defense
counsel, just before Hauptmann resumed the
Hunterdon County Court, Flemington, for redirect
January 30, 1935.
Bruno Richard Hauptmann, stolid German ex-machine gunner, takes
the stand in his own defense
at his trial for extorting $50,000 from
Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh following the kidnapping of
Lindbergh baby. He testified that he was at the Frederickson Bakery
between 6 and 7 o'clock
on the night of the kidnapping. January 30,
Close up showing Bruno Hauptmann on stand.
Bruno Richard Hauptmann confers with his lawyers, Lloyd Fisher
and Frederick Pope, during his trial.
by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Bruno Richard Hauptmann (center) at the Bronx Court.
30th January 1935: Bruno Hauptmann (centre) with attorneys, E J
Reilly and Egbert
his trial for the kidnapping of
aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby.
(Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)
Gazing unflinchingly into the camera, Bruno Richard Hauptmann is
shown being led from the Hunterdon
County Courthouse, Feb. 11th,
following the morning session. Chief Defense Attorney Reilly is
holding the defendant's arm. Later that day, really delivered
his summation speech to the jury.
The defense group in Flemington Court...Left to right: A State
Trooper; Chief Defense Counsel
Deputy Hovey Low; Attorney C. Lloyd Fisher; and Egbert
shown as they
entered the courtroom this morning, February 13th, to
Judge Trenchard's charge to the jury.
February 13, 1935.
Convicted of the murder and kidnapping of
Charles A. Lindbergh, Jr., sentenced to death, Bruno
Richard Hauptmann smiles for the cameramen as he poses in his cell in the
Jail, the day following the jury's verdict. Note
that his shoelaces have been taken from hi.
February 14, 1935.
Sherriff Curtis with Bruno Hauptmann (centre), who is
handcuffed to a state trooper as he is
taken from the
County jail at Flemington to the State Prison at Trenton, New
where he is due to be
executed in the electric chair for the
kidnapping and murder
of aviator Charles Lindbergh's baby.