Jazz age murder in northwest Indiana : the tragic betrayal of Nettie Diamond / Jane Simon Ammeson.
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|Brookville Public Library||364.15 AMM (Text)||38217000536595||Nonfiction BPL||Available||-|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLI 364.15 A518j (Text)||00000106168776||Indiana book||Available||-|
|Indiana State Library - Indianapolis||ISLI 364.15 A518j (Text)||00000106168784||Browsing Collection||Available||-|
|Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello||364.15 AMMESON (Text)||37743002179655||Adult New Book Shelf||Available||-|
|Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville||I 364.15 AMM (Text)||37323005235265||IND_ROOM||Checked out||11/03/2016|
|Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library||IC 364.15 Ammeson (Text)||31208912261247||local history & genealogy||Available||-|
|Shelby County Public Library - Shelby County||364.152 AMM (Text)||78731000493088||Adult Main||Checked out||01/05/2017|
|West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette||IND 364.1523 AMM (Text)||31951004128564||Main Floor - New Arrivals||In process||-|
- ISBN: 9781626194786
- ISBN: 1626194785
- Physical Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2015.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-156) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Into the next century -- Last will and testament -- Purloined! Missing money, jewels and clothes -- Her dying breath -- Valentine's Day drive -- The men in her life -- What's mine is mine -- The Klan comes to Indiana -- Driving Mr. Diamond -- Her mother's daughter -- In his own words -- The fight for Harry's fate -- Harry's last days -- What remained.
|Summary, etc.:|| The sensational Diamond murder was a Roaring Twenties story of roadhouse floozies, illegal booze, orphaned children, trust funds and legal acrobatics. Nettie Herskovitz-- wealthy and widowed-- at first resisted the advances of Harry Diamond, a dashing young bootlegger a decade and a half her junior. After the two were married with an infant daughter, Diamond became disinterested in a domestic life. He shot Nettie on Valentines Day 1923 while riding in their Hudson sedan. He tried to pin the crime on the fleeing chauffeur, but Nettie lived long enough to identify her attacker to police and change her will.
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