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A gangster tour of Texas, T. Lindsay Baker

Label
A gangster tour of Texas
Title
A gangster tour of Texas
Statement of responsibility
T. Lindsay Baker
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Bonnie and Clyde, Machine Gun Kelly, the Newton Boys, the Santa Claus Bank Robbers... During the era of gangsters and organized crime, Texas hosted its fair share of guns and gambling, moonshine and morphine, ransom and robbery. The state's crime wave hit such a level that in 1927 the Texas Bankers Association offered a reward of $5,000 for a dead bank robber; no reward was given for one captured alive
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
Dewey number
364.106/609764
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6793.T4
LC item number
B35 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A gangster tour of Texas, T. Lindsay Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonnie and Clyde slept here: on the trail of the Barrow Gang -- Four brothers in crime: the Newton Boys, express car and bank robbers of Uvalde -- The Southern Pacific payroll robbery in El Paso: an attempted heist, the murder of an innocent man, and an international prisoner exchange -- Becky Rogers, the flapper bandit -- The Stanton frame-up: killing blameless men for a bounty -- The Santa Claus Bank Robbery -- Captain Charlie and the Rum King of San Antonio -- The Urschel kidnapping: Machine Gun Kelly's foray into Texas -- The Texas and Pacific mail robbery in Fort Worth: robbery, cold-blooded murder, and incarceration on Alcatraz -- The unsolved murder of Frank Nand Singh: immigrant smuggling on the Mexican border in the 1930s -- The Post morphine ring: dope dealing at the edge of the Caprock -- The greatest medical charlatan of them all: Dr. John R. Brinkley and his empire of fraud in Del Rio -- High stakes gambling underground at Top O'Hill Terrace -- Bascom Giles: bribery at the highest levels in the Texas General Land Office -- The Houston Police dope scandal: selling heroin back to the dealers -- Two brothers and gaming over Gulf waters: the end of the gangster era in Texas
Control code
ocm695683718
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
330 pages
Isbn
9781603442589
Lccn
2010054349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)695683718
  • (Sirsi) a1135342
Label
A gangster tour of Texas, T. Lindsay Baker
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bonnie and Clyde slept here: on the trail of the Barrow Gang -- Four brothers in crime: the Newton Boys, express car and bank robbers of Uvalde -- The Southern Pacific payroll robbery in El Paso: an attempted heist, the murder of an innocent man, and an international prisoner exchange -- Becky Rogers, the flapper bandit -- The Stanton frame-up: killing blameless men for a bounty -- The Santa Claus Bank Robbery -- Captain Charlie and the Rum King of San Antonio -- The Urschel kidnapping: Machine Gun Kelly's foray into Texas -- The Texas and Pacific mail robbery in Fort Worth: robbery, cold-blooded murder, and incarceration on Alcatraz -- The unsolved murder of Frank Nand Singh: immigrant smuggling on the Mexican border in the 1930s -- The Post morphine ring: dope dealing at the edge of the Caprock -- The greatest medical charlatan of them all: Dr. John R. Brinkley and his empire of fraud in Del Rio -- High stakes gambling underground at Top O'Hill Terrace -- Bascom Giles: bribery at the highest levels in the Texas General Land Office -- The Houston Police dope scandal: selling heroin back to the dealers -- Two brothers and gaming over Gulf waters: the end of the gangster era in Texas
Control code
ocm695683718
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
330 pages
Isbn
9781603442589
Lccn
2010054349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)695683718
  • (Sirsi) a1135342

Library Locations

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