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R T Bradley
Art Work, 18 X 22 in
Art Work, 14 X 18 in
Art Work, 14 X 18.5 i...
A Family Letter Regarding the Youngers
Article (written by a relative of Cole Younger) about the Younger family of outlaws and the activities of leader Cole Younger through the early 1900s in and around the Kansas City area.
A Grave Matter
Short article relating the history of the burial of the Dalton Gang in Elmwood Cemetery in Coffeyville, Kansas, and the headstone. Includes photo of the headstone and what looks like a "postcard" with...
Aerial Views Show Site of Red Crown Tavern
Article describes the "site of the famed shoot-out with Platte County law enforcement," and provides information on the location of the tavern in relation to present day highways. Also included are two...
Alexander Franklin (Frank) James
Charcoal portrait of Frank James dressed in what appears to be a Confederate cavalry uniform. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Not visible in the image is "Frank...
Andrew (Andy) McGuire
Charcoal portrait of Andrew McGuire in coat over a tab-closing shirt. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Andy McGuire" written in different handwriting and black ink.
Archibald Clements (Arch or Little Archie)
Charcoal portrait drawing of Archibald Clements (sometimes spelled Clement) with a cigar in his mouth, dressed in a suit with a cravat and holding a pistol. Drawing is signed by the artist. Below the artist's...
Babe Hudspeth and Harrison Trow
Mention of Babe Hudspeth and Harrison Trow as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
Ben Broomfield, Henry Clements, and James Cummings
Mention of Ben Broomfield, Henry Clements, and James Cummings as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
Billy the Kid
Information on the life of William H. "Billy the Kid" Bonney, or Billy the Kid (1859-1881), an outlaw of the West, especially New Mexico, his place of death. Born in New York and partially raised in Kansas,...
Charles Fletcher (Fletch) Taylor
Charcoal portrait of Charles Fletcher Taylor (Fletch) dressed in suit coat, shirt, tie, and hat. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner, "Fletcher...
Clelland (Clell) B. Miller, Deceased
Charcoal portrait of deceased Clell Miller without shirt showing bullet wound above the heart dripping blood. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Clell Miller" written in different...
Collecting American Outlaws
Wilbur Zink collects items once owned by outlaws, particularly the Younger and James brothers. Some of the treasures include Jim Younger's violin and 25 letters from Frank James to his wife Anna, written...
Even the Mother of the Missouri Kid Admitted He Was 'Always a Bad Boy'
Article describes a 1902 bank robbery in Union, Missouri carried out by William Rudolph and George Collins and the eventual murder of Pinkerton agent, Charles J. Schumacher. Details concerning Rudolph's...
Family Asks: Is Clell Miller in His Grave?
June 12, 2012
Article examines the mystery of whether the remains of Clell Miller, an outlaw with the James-Younger gang, are his that are buried at Muddy Fork Cemetery in Kearney, MO. Descendants of Miller have petitioned...
Fletcher Taylor with Frank and Jesse James
Charcoal drawing of three of Quantrill's guerrillas: Fletcher Taylor (left), Frank James (sitting), and Jesse James (right). Fletch and Jesse are dressed in suits and hats; Frank is hatless and in uniform....
Frank James and Jesse James Birthplace
Photo of the log cabin birthplace of Frank and Jesse James, taken "by Howard Huselton, Kansas City."
Frank James or Henry Clements
Charcoal portrait drawing of one of the guerrillas signed by the artist. Below the aritst's name, handwritten in black ink is "Henry Clements (?)" and below that in different handwriting in blue ink is...
James (Jim) Robert Cummins
Charcoal portrait of James (Jim) Cummins (sometimes spelled Cummings) in suit coat and checked (?) shirt. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right...
James (Jim) Younger
Charcoal portrait of Jim Younger in suit coat, shirt, and tie. Drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature, "Jim Younger" is written in different handwriting and black ink.
James' Journey: Jesse James, the Notorious Outlaw, Killed; The Bandit Taken Unawares, and Shot While off His Guard
Reprint of article from the Atchison County Journal, April 8, 1882, detailing the killing of Jesse James, as well as information about the James-Younger Gang organization with a membership form.
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