An Associated Press article talks about life along the Mississippi shore for some 400 batture dwellers. The back of the press photo is stamped Jun 11 1961.…… Read more “Life along the Mississippi shore”
This July 1963 photo is of the New Orleans Police Department. Discovered in an old travel magazine, the photo is meant to show everyday folks like you…… Read more “A heap of gear”
Final Diagnoses 1. Massive subarachnoid hemorrhage with extension to ventricles.
2. Fracture of thyroid artilage of larynx on right with hemorrhage into strap muscles.
My name is Wallace Hewes West, I am 21, and I live at 1741 Coliseum St., apartment 7, with my wife Linda Kate Minshew West, who is the daughter of Lonzy Minshew.
Statement of one, Esther Walgamotte, WF, 19 years of age, residing 5220 Magazine St. with room mate Bobbie Poland, WF, employed at the Half Moon Bar, located 1125 St. Mary St.
The last time that I saw my husband LONZY MINSHEW was yesterday, Friday August 16th, 1963 at about 3:30 P.M. when he left the house to go to work. He worked as a welder at Hepinsall’s on Market Street. He has …
Statement of one Walter Edgar Sorrell,WM, 29 years of age, residing 112 Ann Drive, Westwego, with brother Talley Talmidge Sorrell, employed Humble Oil Co, rig # 47 out of Grand Isle, in the Gulf of Mexico. Statement relative to the death of Lonzy H. Minshew,
On December 18, 1963, at approximately 3:51 AM, the undersigned observed one Charolette [sic] Marie Fischell, alias Marie Nicholson, WF, 27 yrs., residing 1835 Magazine Street, Apartment No. 8, in the 1100 block of St. Mary Street
On December 14, 1963 at approximately 2:00 AM, Susie Vickers, alias Susie Pitts, appeared at the Homicide Office and requested that she speak with the undersigned officers.
It was learned from Noah Pitts that one Raymond Oncale could verify that he, Pitts, could not have been involved in the death of the victim.
On October 1, 1963, the undersigned report of visiting 1223 Baronne Street and speaking with one Quitman O. Bardwell, WM, 53 yrs., residing said address, apartment #9, at approximately 3:50 AM.
On September 5, 1963 at approximately 10:00 AM, Assistant District Attorney, Ed. Morais, was consulted relative to the booking charge RS14:107 para 5 & & [sic] lodged against Noah Pitts and Susie Vickers, alias Susie Pitts were refused.
On September 4, 1963, at approximately 9:30 AM, Assistant District Attorney Ed. Morais, was consulted relative to the booking charge RS14:107 Para 5 & 7 relative to vagrancy and no visible means of support, and said charge was refuse against Earl Hart.
On Monday, September 2, 1963, the undersigned went to 321 1/2 So. White Street, where they confiscated one pair of men’s pants, blue in color, from Harold West, after he agreed to sign a Permission to Search and Seizure Form
On August 30, 1963, arrangements were made with Dr. Fagan, through the Coroner’s Office to administer Sodium Pentothal to Earl Hart and Noah Pitts, and an appointment was set for 1:30 PM August 30, 1963.