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Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) ...
Freeman H Hubbard
Floyd C Shoemaker
Ask the Marshall
May 1, 2006
Letter from a reader of True West inquiring about the total sum acquired by the James-Younger Gang over some 12 years of robberies. Although the letter writer believes the members of the gang gained nearly...
Crime in Minnesota
Two rolls of microfilm information on crime in Minnesota, starting with the Northfield bank robbery of 1876, the outlaw Younger Brothers, and other selected manuscripts and government records of the Minnesota...
Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City
Three chapters of the book with information about Kansas City related to Jesse James and his gang after the Civil War, including the attorneys at his 1882 trial acquittal (James Reed and Frank Walsh, both...
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."
Good Bye, Jesse!
Reprint of the article from the April 4, 1882 issue of the Kansas City Daily Journal about the death of Jesse James, reviewing his life, with a portrait of him on the cover.
Gun that Killed Jesse James Sets Record
Article describes the sale of ''the gun that killed Jesse James'', a .44 caliber Smith and Wesson Model No. 3 single action revolver, for $350,000 at auction on November 9-10, 2003.
Guns That Won the West
Section of the article about guns of famous Old West gunfighters and those used by Jesse James and the James Gang, with photos, letter excerpts, etc.
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.
Charcoal portrait of Jesse James dressed in suit coat, shirt, and cravat. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Jesse James" written in different handwriting and black ink. It also...
Charcoal portrait of Jesse James dressed in suit coat, vest, shirt, tie, and hat. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner, "Frank James" is...
Lithograph drawing of Jesse James in suit coat, shirt, and tie. Drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is written "'Gentleman of Missouri' Jesse James -- at twenty eight years of age NEBRASKA...
Newspaper clippings with photos and information on Jesse James (1847-1882), an outlaw of "Old West" Missouri starting as one of Quantrill's guerrillas with his brother Frank in the Civil War.
Jesse James and Family
April 28, 1905
Chapter gives the history of Jesse James and his family with emphasis on tracing the history of his involvement in train robberies. It is illustrated with photos and sketches.
Jesse James Biography
Biography of Jesse James (1847-1882), "outlaw" and "the terror of the Missouri and western frontier during his heyday" along with his brother, Frank, and their gang. Born in Clay County, Missouri, and...
Jesse James Time Line
Appendix I of this book is "A Jesse James time line, including princiipal crimes attributed to the James-Younger Gang." It begins with December 28, 1841, when Robert James and Zerelda Cole, parents of...
Jesse James, Deceased
Charcoal portrait of deceased Jesse James with beard, dressed in shirt and cravat. The drawing is signed by the artist. Next to the signature is "Jesse James" written in different handwriting and black...
Jesse James, the Outlaw and Defendant
September 24, 2007
Henry "McDougal, practicing in Daviess County, northeast of Kansas City, appears to have prosecuted the only successful lawsuit against [Jesse] James, obtaining a judgment, collecting--and living to tell...
Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War
A biography of Jesse James, noted Missouri Civil War guerrilla fighter and Confederate sympathizer. Author places this notorius figure in the context of the civil, political, and economical climate of...
Kansas City Crime Central
This 232-page book details crimes and criminals in Kansas City area from Union Station Massacre and Bonnie and Clyde to the more recent Ali Kemp and Erica Gree (Precious Doe).
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