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Art Work, 18 X 22 in
Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) ...
R T Bradley
William Elsey Connelle...
Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War on the Border
Description of Maurice Roberts, "chairman of the board of police commissioners of St. Louis, Missouri" and later "chief counsel for the Frisco railroad," involved in the arrangements of the funeral for...
Burial of a Train Robber: Lonie Logan, the Desperado, Sleeps in Forest Hill Cemetery
Funeral notice for the train robber Lonie Logan, alias Lou Curry, buried in Forest Hill Cemetery in Kansas City.
Biographical information about Robert LeRoy Parker, or Butch Cassidy, born in 1866 as Robert LeRoy Parker or Robert Parker in Utah and becoming an organizer of the Wild Bunch gang of outlaws in the late...
Illustrations and information on Martha Jane Canary, or Martha Canary, better known as the Old West outlaw Calamity Jane from Missouri.
Calamity Jane Was Lady Wildcat from Missouri
Photo and biographical article about Calamity Jane (ca. 1856-1903), an Old West outlaw born in Princeton, Missouri as Martha Jane Canary.
Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II
Biographical article about Richard Yeager, or Dick Yeager, a Confederate officer and Bushwhacker with William Quantrill in western Missouri being mortally wounded in 1863 (dying that year or the next)...
Chalk Level Shoot-Out: The Youngers Vs. The Pinkertons
Article details a gunfight pitting John and Jim Younger against a posse comprised of Pinkerton agents. John Younger was killed in the fight, which took place in St. Clair County between Monegaw Springs...
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...
Photos, illustrations, and information on Thomas Coleman Younger, or Cole Younger (1844-1916), a Kansas City area outlaw. Native of Lee's Summit, Missouri joining William Quantrill's Confederate guerrillas...
Cole Younger and Frank James Were Good Friends of Mine
File containing an article with photos (not of Starr or Swope) mentioning Belle Starr and Thomas Swope as acquaintances of Harry Hoffman, former Jackson County marshal. Mention of Swope as the victim of...
Cole Younger Probably Lived There
Photo (of the house) and biographical article about Cole Younger, a Kansas City area outlaw "probably" growing up at his father's house (built about 1853 and still standing) south of Lee's Summit, Missouri....
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...
Cowtown Chronicles: "The Most Daring, Desperate Robbery Ever Known. .."
Photo and biographical article about the James Gang (Frank and Jesse James, Bob Younger, et al.) and their daylight robbery of the First National Bank of Kansas City during the Kansas City Exposition of...
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...
Article spotlights infamous crimes and outlaws in Missouri in the 1930s, including the Young Brothers Massacre (Springfield, MO), the Bonnie (Parker) and Clyde (Darrow) crime spree, the Kansas City Massacre,...
Deadwood Dick: Thousands of Black Cowboys Played Big Roles in 'Winning the West'
Vertical file with biographical article and photographic portrait of Deadwood Dick, or Nat Love (1854-1921), an African American cowboy of the Old West. He was born in a slave cabin in Tennessee and moved...
Deaths: Dr. Harry Underwood
Photo and obituary for Dr. Harry Underwood, "50, of 121 West [48th Street]," a Kansas City physician. Native of Lucas, Kansas coming to Kansas City in the 1940s as builder of "the Medical building, 5100...
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
Biography of Thomas Coleman "Cole" Younger (1844-1916), a notorious outlaw of the Kansas City and surrounding Midwest in the late 19th century, starting with William C. Quantrill's guerrillas in the Civil...
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