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Collection Name: Helfrich (Robert B.) Papers

Collection Number: M410

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Photograph Log
M410-1

Vernon Dahmer’s home

13 X 17 B&W ca. 1960s

Vernon Dahmer’s house before it was burned down. In the photo there is a person standing next to a car in the carport and a boy playing football in the foreground. Both individuals are unidentified. (Box 45, Folder 2)

M410-2

Dahmer Grocery after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of where Dahmer Grocery once stood in the foreground still smoking from the fire. The site of the Dahmer home can be seen in the background, with a burned car and only the chimney standing.
(Box 45, Folder 3)

M410-3

Dahmer car and home after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of Dahmer car where carport once stood. Burned ruins of the Dahmer home still smoking with only the chimney left standing. (Box 45, Folder 4)

M410-4

Dahmer home after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of ruin left of Dahmer home after firebombing, only chimney is left standing. In the foreground are piles of bricks. In the background (left) burned car with doors, hood and trunk open, and (right) four unidentified men. (Box 45, Folder 5)

M410-5

Dahmer home after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of ruins of Dahmer home after burning, only chimney left
standing in the center. Remnants of a burned mattress in foreground; a burned stove and refrigerator can also be seen. Dahmer’s burned car with hood up and doors ajar in the background. (Box 46, Folder 1 )

M410-6

Dahmer property after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of Dahmer car pushed from where carport once stood, doors ajar and hood open. Ruins from house in foreground, burned stove and refrigerator. In the background are the area where Dahmer Grocery once stood (left) and three unidentified individuals. (Box 46, Folder 2)

M410-7

Dahmer Grocery after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of Dahmer Grocery after burning; gas pump and Barq’s
Dahmer Grocery signage still standing. Three unidentified men stand in background (left) with a car. (Box 46, Folder 3)

M410-8

Dahmer property after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of Dahmer property after burning. In foreground the burned ruin of a tin structure (right). In background only a chimney where the house once stood and a burned car. Two unidentified men are seen in background. (Box 46, Folder 4)

M410-9

Dahmer home after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of where Dahmer home once stood, only the chimney is left standing. (Box 46, Folder 5)

M410-10

Front view of truck with broken windshield

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of hood and windshield of the truck that was at the Dahmer property the night of the burning. The windshield is broken in several spots. (Box 47, Folder 1)

M410-11

Rear view of truck with broken back window

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of the broken rear window and two bullet holes in the bed of the truck that was on the Dahmer property the night of the burning. (Box 47, Folder 2)

M410-12

Broken truck window on passenger side door

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of the broken passenger’s side door window with bullet hole in door of the truck on Dahmer property the night of the burning.
(Box 47, Folder 3)

M410-13

Bed of truck on Dahmer property after burning

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of the bed of the truck on the Dahmer property the night of the burning. Photograph taken at scene to show basket, tubing, cardboard box, bucket, hay, and a white plastic jug in the bed. Windows of truck are broken and there are some bullet holes visible in the truck. (Box 47, Folder 4)

M410-14

Rear view of Ford Galaxie


13 X 17 B&W 1966

Rear view of a Ford Galaxie found near Dahmer property after burning. Other car in photo is unidentified. (Box 47, Folder 5)

M410-15

Flat tire on Ford Galaxie

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of a flat tire on the Ford Galaxie found near Dahmer property after burning. (Box 47, Folder 6)

M410-16

Flat tire on vehicle

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Close-up photograph of a flat tire on a vehicle. Vehicle identification
unknown. (Box 47, Folder 7)

M410-17

Ford Galaxie without tires

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of Ford Galaxie without tires taken at a salvage yard. Car is held off the ground by paint cans. (Box 48, Folder 1)

M410-18

Passenger side door of Ford Galaxie

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph taken in salvage yard of the passenger side door of a Ford Galaxie. The car has no tires, but is up on paint cans. (Box 48, Folder 2)

M410-19

Right rear fender of Ford Galaxie

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph taken at a salvage yard of the right rear fender of a Ford
Galaxie. (Box 48, Folder 3)

M410-20

.22 caliber revolver with evidence tag

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of a .22 caliber magnum revolver that was found on the
Dahmer property the night of the burning (1/10/1966). Gun is pointing to the right. Photograph includes evidence tag with descriptive details. (Box 48, Folder 4)

M410-21

.22 caliber revolver with ruler

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of .22 caliber revolver pointing right with ruler showing a
measurement of 11 inches. This revolver was found on the Dahmer property the night of the burning. (Box 48, Folder 5)

M410-22

.22 caliber revolver with ruler and brush

13 X 17 B&W 1966

Photograph of .22 caliber revolver pointing left with ruler and small paintbrush. This revolver was found on the Dahmer property the night of the burning. (Box 48, folder 6)

M410-23

Sons of Vernon Dahmer

8 ½ X 11 B&W 1966

Photograph of Vernon Dahmer’s sons all in uniform, looking at ruins left of their father’s home after it was burned to the ground. Group identification from left to right: Sgt. George W. Dahmer (US Army); Sgt. Martinez A. Dahmer (US Air Force); M. Sgt. Vernon F. Dahmer Jr. (US Air Force); and Sgt. Alvin H. Dahmer (US Army). (Box 45, Folder 1)

M410-24

Billy Roy Pitts at podium

8 ½ X 11 B&W ca. 1966

Billy Roy Pitts standing at a podium with microphones, behind him
several flags are hung in display. Four unidentified men are seated behind podium. (Box 45, Folder 1)

M410-25

Tire track in dirt

3 ½ X 5 B&W 1966

Photograph of a tire track found on the Dahmer property after the burning. (Box 24, Folder 13)

M410-26

Tire track in dirt

3 ½ X 5 B&W 1966

Photograph of a tire track found on the Dahmer property after the burning. (Box 24, Folder 13)

M410-27

Tire marks in dirt

3 ½ X 5 B&W 1966

Photograph taken of car tracks in the dirt on the Dahmer property after the burning. (Box 24, Folder 13)

M410-28 Plastic jug from the bed of Dahmer’s truck
3 ½ X 5 B&W 1966
Plastic jug found in the bed of the truck on Dahmer property after burning. The jug reads: “Marrow’s Mar-O-Oil Shampoo Non-Foamy.”
(Box 24, Folder 13)
M410-29

Dahmer Grocery

8 X 10 B&W ca. 1960s

Photograph of the front entrance to the Dahmer Grocery before burning. (Box 24, Folder 13)

M410-30

Dahmer Grocery

3 ½ X 5 B&W ca. 1960s

Photograph of the front entrance to the Dahmer Grocery before burning. (Box 27, Folder 8)

M410-31

Black face mask with yellow hood

4 X 6 Color undated

Photograph of a black facemask with a yellow hood. (Box 27, Folder 8)

M410-32

Front entrance to John’s Restaurant

4 X 4 Color undated

Polaroid of the front entrance to John’s Restaurant.
(Box 29, Folder 7)

M410-33

Side view of entrance to John’s Restaurant

4 X 4 Color undated

Polaroid of the signage in front of John’s Restaurant. Photograph is a side view of the front entrance to the restaurant. (Box 29, Folder 7)

M410-34

Sam Bowers mugshot

1 ¼ X 1 ¾ Color ca. 1990s

Mugshot of Sam Bowers. (Box 31, Folder 9)

M410-35

Deavours Nix mugshot

1 ¼ X 1 ¾ Color ca. 1990s

Mugshot of Deavours Nix. (Box 31, Folder 9)

M410-36

Charles Noble mugshot

1 ¼ X 1 ¾ Color ca. 1990s

Mugshot of Charles Noble. (Box 31, Folder 9)

M410-37

Cecil Sessum mugshot

1 ¼ X 1 ¾ B&W ca. 1975

Mugshot of Cecil Sessum. Front and side view. (Box 34, Folder 6)

 

 


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