Leon Hoage was hired by New Jersey Governor Harold Hoffman to help investigate the 1932 kidnapping of the Charles A. Lindbergh,
Jr. Collection consists of photographs, clippings, and Photostats of evidence used in Bruno Richard Hauptmann's trial, and
correspondence between Hoffman and Hoage regarding the case.
Leon Hoage was hired by New Jersey Governor Harold Hoffman to help investigate the 1932 kidnapping of Charles Augustus Lindbergh,
Jr. His examination of evidence and testimonies led him to claim that the Lindbergh kidnapping was an "inside job" and that
Bruno Richard Hauptmann was innocent of the crime for which he was convicted and executed.
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