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Sue for Richard
Re: Hauptmann's work
Sat Jan 6, 2018 12:07
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I thought you would clarify about the house you spoke about many years ago.

That's why I wrote it that way.

Who better than the Bronx tour guide!

  • Hauptmann's workRichard E Sloan, Sat Jan 6 09:57
    Carpentry work isn't like painting a Rembrandt. I don't think Bruno's work wouldn't stand out as being anything extraordinary. And unlike an oil painting, the creator wouldn't sign his work. I have... more
    • Re: Hauptmann's work — Sue for Richard, Sat Jan 6 12:07
      • house Bruno builtSue, Sun Jan 7 10:22
        The way you wrote it, you identified it as a house on Decatur, so I couldn't connect the dots. You meant Kurt's descendant and Bruno. We never went in to examine it. I dont remember what Kurt said... more
        • Re: house Bruno builtSue, Sun Jan 7 13:27
          Yes, you too, Richard! Stay warm! Cars, for instance, can yield forensic evidence. I imagine carpentry work that was done to interior of houses, also, can establish authorship.
          • Hauptmann as carpenterbob mills for sue and richard, Mon Jan 8 11:44
            Hauptmann apparently made a decent living as a carpenter. A German immigrant with less than requisite skills for major work would not have done so, I feel sure. When asked by Wilentz, "Did you build... more
            • I am a capenter!Richard E Sloan, Tue Jan 9 09:35
              I think Bruno built the ladder and said "I am a carpenter" as a defensive ploy, to distance himself from the possibility that he could have built it. (By the way, he was claiming that it was a rank... more
            • Did Hauptmann Build That Ladder?Sue for Bob, Tue Jan 9 08:06
              Maybe Hauptmann needed a translator? Maybe not. He answered intelligently and cleverly like someone who fully understood what he was being asked. I think there was a big difference between how he... more
              • "I AM A CARPENTER" (dismissively)bob mills for sue and rrichard, Wed Jan 10 05:36
                We now have two Bruno Richard Hauptmanns to consider. One is the Aryan supremacist of Dudley Schonfeld's imagining, who saw himself as beyond human limitations, inflexible, always unwilling to admit... more
          • Fisch houseRichard Sloan, Mon Jan 8 09:46
            This pictufre of the gas sta. backed by Fisch's house makes me think that STeve and I only looked for the spiritual place on the right (south) sd. of the street, and I didnt realize that his house... more
            • Liberty Magazine, 1935Sue, Mon Jan 8 22:58
              I believe those photos are from an article from Liberty Magazine, Volume 12, Issue 4, Liberty Pub., 1935.
            • Another View of Warner-Quinlan StationSue for Richard, Mon Jan 8 22:46
              Here is another view of the Warner-Quinlan gas station... And also the two filling attendants! I'm not sure what book these pictures are from.
              • gas sta. pic in clippingRichard E Sloan, Tue Jan 9 09:46
                That appears to be from a magazine, not a book. A great picture. Do you see the man walking up the street with theh ladder? I thought that was funny.
                • Travel Channel news on Booth and BrunoRichard E Sloan, Tue Jan 9 10:05
                  First, just or Lincoln assassinaton students: -- Mike Kauffman, THE expert on John Wilkes Booth, tells me that the episode of "Mysteries of the Museum" on the Travel CHannel that he will be on,... more
            • Esso Station at 130th StreetSue for Richard, Mon Jan 8 22:13
              And why did Hauptmann choose the filling station at 127th Street and Lexington Avenue instead of the Esso station at 130 Street? Cheaper gas? Walter Winchell's memoir, Winchell Exclusive: Things That ... more
              • WInchell on gasSUe , Tue Jan 9 09:40
                First of all, Sue, are you saying that at that late date Winchell pulled a Sue Campbell and actually did great research to find out how much ea. of the 2 gas stations was charging that many years ago ... more
                • Esso Station in 1934Sue for Richard, Tue Jan 9 12:58
                  No. But a picture of the Esso station in 1934 may have provided the answer for Mr. Walter Winchell. The picture of the Warner-Quinlan station shows a sign saying gas was 13 cents per gallon? Esso... more
                  • Winchell full of gasRichard E Sloan, Wed Jan 10 09:17
                    Interesting observation, Sue. Winchell was the most hated and feared reporter. Anna hated him, too, of course. Hardly anyone attended his funeral.
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