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Jazz age murder in northwest Indiana : the tragic betrayal of Nettie Diamond / Jane Simon Ammeson.

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  • 5 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
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 Nonfiction Available -
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville I 364.15 AMM (Text) 37323005235265 IND_ROOM Checked out 12/16/2016
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 -

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  • ISBN: 9781626194786
  • ISBN: 1626194785
  • Physical Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Charleston, SC : History Press, 2015.

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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.
Subject: Diamond, Nettie.
Diamond, Harry.
Murder > Indiana > Lake County.
Trials (Murder) > Indiana > Lake County.
East Chicago (Ind.) > History > 20th century.

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