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Art Work, 18 X 22 in
Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) ...
R T Bradley
William Elsey Connelle...
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.
Jesse Hamlet, Frank Shepard, and John Thrailkill
Mention of Jesse Hamlet, Frank Shepard, and John Thrailkill as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
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...
John Dillinger Killing
July 23, 1934
Front page of the paper about the killing of John Dillinger (1903-1934), "public enemy number one," by federal agents in Chicago.
Photos, illustrations, and information on Major John Newman Edwards, or John Edwards (1839-1889), co-owner of the old Kansas City Times with Colonel John Moore in 1868 at 813 Main Street. Description of...
Charcoal portrait of John Jarrette dressed in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. In the lower right hand corner is "John Jarrette" written in different handwriting and...
Just Memories and Twelve Years with Cole Younger
Photos and description of the author's time spent with Confederate veteran and outlaw Cole Younger (1844-1916) in the Kansas City area.
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).
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical article about Judge William Hockaday Wallace, or William Wallace, "former prosecuting attorney for Jackson county." Born in Kentucky in 1848 and raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri before moving...
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