Scope and Content

The Virginia Lee Heidloff-Reichard papers contain a variety of items related to the Krause vs. Rhodes May 4 Civil Trial in 1978-1979. These include notes, statements, exhibits, news clippings, briefs, and correspondence. Much of this material provides examples of the work done and approach taken by the defense team preceding and during the trial. The bulk of the resources are from late 1978 and early 1979, although a number of items dealing with the aftermath of the case are also included.