Bruno Richard HAUPTMANN
This photo-diagram of the courtroom in which Bruno Hauptman is
making his fight for life,
will enable you
to visualize the setting
under which the drama is being enacted. The
labels indicate the
positions of the
various principals in the cast of the infamous
Lindbergh Baby case.
Presiding At Hauptmann Trial. Flemington, New Jersey: Pictured
above is Judge Thomas W.
sitting in the Hunterdon County Court, Flemington.
David T. Wilentz, Attorney General for New Jersey points to writings which he believes have
doom. Three handwriting experts have borne out his
Hauptmann penned the ransom notes,
them with request writing
Attorneys For The Defense. Counsel for the defense--the legal
gentlemen who will handle
the defense of Bruno
Richard Hauptmann at
his trial here, commencing January 2nd, are
seen here in conference
today (Dec. 26). -
Left to right are Lloyd Fisher, Edward J.
Chief Counsel Fred Pope, and Egbert Rosecrans.
J. F. Condon, "Jafsie" of the Lindbergh Baby kidnapping case, is
shown with members of the
after arrival in
Trenton. Left to right in this group
Wilentz, Condon, Colonel Schwartzkopf of New
State police and Hauk.
Flemington, New Jersey - John F. Condon, of the Bronx,
New York, the "Jafsie" of the kidnap notes,
who was the intermediary between the kidnapper of the Lindbergh baby
and Col. Lindbergh.
Composes Signature like Hauptmann's. James Clark Sellers.
(above), handwriting expert who
testified at the trial
Richard Hauptmann, Lindbergh kidnap suspect in the Hunterdon
Courthouse, Flemington New
Jersey, Jan. 16th. Above are some of the
prepared to augment his testimony. He declared he
believed the handwriting on the
ransom note was the same as the
Frank J. Wilson of the Internal Revenue Department testified at
of Bruno Richard Hauptmann.
Brevoort Bolmar, filling station proprietor at the Princeton,
N.J. airport, not far from
the Lindbergh Hopewell
home, is pictured
in Flemington, N.J., Feb. 8th, when he
testified at the trial of
Bruno Richard Hauptmann.
that a man and woman, riding in a dark green sedan which contained
gasoline from him on the day that the Lindbergh child
He swore that the man he saw
was not Bruno Richard Hauptmann. He also declared
that the man was not Isidor Fisch.
Dr. Erasmus M. Hudson, a finger print expert for the defense,
with an enlarged finger print specimen
which is being used in his
testimony in behalf of Bruno Richard Hauptmann at the Hunterdon County
Court, Flemington. Through Dr.
Hudson, the defense set forth that there was only one nail hole in
the ladder section, and not four as the prosecution has declared.
Ben Hieier, witness for the defense, pictured in Flemington, J.J.,
Feb. 5th, when he testified at the trial
of Bruno Richard Hauptmann at the Hunterdon County Courthouse. Hieier said that he saw a man
resembling Isidor Fisch, scale the
wall of the St. Raymond's cemetery in the Bronx, on the night
the ransom money was paid.
State's handwriting expert testifying at Hauptmann trial Albert
D. Osborn, handwriting expert for the
prosecution, is pictured in
the Hunterdon County Court, Flemington, January 16, where he
for the State in its trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann.
Hauptmann placed at scene of crime by witness. another witness
linked Bruno Richard Hauptmann with
the kidnapping and murder of the
Lindbergh baby, during Hauptmann's trial in Flemington, N.J. Jan.
Mandus Hochmuth, 87 year old Prussian army veteran and resident
of Hopewell, New Jersey, swore he
saw Hauptmann near the Lindbergh
home in an automobile at noon on the day of the kidnapping.
is shown here as he pointed out Hauptmann.
Witness for Hauptmann. Louis Kiss, Defense witness who testified
that he saw Bruno Richard
alleged Lindbergh kidnaper, and
Mrs. Hauptmann ina Bronx Bakery on March 1,
1933, is pictured on the
witness stand in the Hunterdon County Court at Flemington,
Truckman testifies at Hauptmann trial. Theron J. Main, truckman
of Warsaw, New York, pictured as
he appeared at Flemington, New
Jersey, Feb. 6th, when he testified at the trial of Bruno Richard
Hauptmann at the Hunterdon County
courthouse. Main, testified that Isidor Fisch, whom he
identified from newspaper pictures exhibited gold bills to him
during a visit to
New York City, in August 1933.