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The GOOD, the BAD, the UGLY/Westward Ho


The GOOD, the BAD, the UGLY/Westward Ho

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Outlaw, Jessee James, after being killed by Robert Ford. April 3, 1882

Bonnie Parker, half of ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ with Clyde Barrow, was one of America's most famous outlaws in the 1930s, robbing banks and small businesses. Their 21-month crime spree spanned Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Missouri, where they killed at least 13 people and escaped from the police before they were killed at a roadblock near Gibsland, Louisiana, on May 23, 1934.

Known for his mercurial personality and violent temper, Clay Allison was a gunfighter who is remembered as one of the most notorious and downright deranged outlaws of the Old West.

In a relatively short life, famed outlaw and gunslinger John Wesley Hardin established himself as easily the most bloodthirsty figure of the Old West, and is credited with the deaths of no less than 42 people.

"The Cherokee Badman" - During his 32 years in crime Henry Starr robbed more banks than both the James-Younger Gang and the Doolin-Dalton Gang put together. He started robbing banks on horseback in 1893 and ended up robbing his last in a car in 1921.

William Carver was born in Coryell County, Texas in about 1866. As a young man he became a cowboy and married Viana Byler and after her death he became an outlaw. In 1896 he carried out several robberies with Sam Ketchum and Tom Ketchum. After a failed train robbery in New Mexico he fled to the Robbers' Roost in Utah and joined what became known as the Wild Bunch. As well as the leader, Butch Cassidy, the gang included Sundance Kid, Ben Kilpatrick, Harvey Logan, George Curry, Laura Bullion, Elza

Sundance  Kid: (Harry Alonzo Longabaugh)  famous outlaw and member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, in the American Old West. "Wanted dead or alive" posters were posted throughout the country, with as much as a 30,000 dollars reward for information leading to Butch and/or Sundance's capture or death. According  to  the October 24, 1904 Pinkerton Detective Agency records, Sundance and Etta Place returned to Fort Worth and then took in the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis.

Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (1867 c. November 6, 1908), better known as the Sundance Kid, was an outlaw and member of Butch Cassidys Wild Bunch, in the American Old West. He is pictured here with girlfriend Etta Place.

X - Notorious train robber Tom "Black Jack" Ketchum is prepared for the gallows on April 26th, 1901. Due to human error, the rope would be too long--allowing his body to fall too quickly during the drop, decapitating him. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Thomas Leonard "Tommy" Carroll (1901-June 7, 1934) was an American bank robber and Depression-era outlaw. A boxer-turned-criminal, he committed numerous robberies during the 1920s and 1930s as well as being a longtime member of the Dillinger gang.

The James-Younger Gang is the name of a pseudo-guerrilla cell/outlaw gang that operated from 1866 to 1876. It was initially formed to attack Federal and Republican Party assets by the famous resistance leader, Archie Clement. Upon his death, the James and Younger brothers led the outfit, which continued to rob and fight government authority until its destruction in 1876.

These weapons of John Dillinger, apparently dumped into Lake Michigan after his death were recovered and identified by authorities as the trappings of the outlaw. The machine gun, bullet proof vest and the automatic were the stock and trade of Dillinger during his career.br26th July 1934

Roy Daugherty, also known as Arkansas Tom Jones, (1870 - August 16, 1924) was an outlaw of the Old West, and a member of the Wild Bunch gang, led by Bill Doolin.

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Very rare cdv of postmortem photograph of Clell Miller and Bill Chadwell, members of the James-Younger Gang. Killed during the attempt to rob First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota. (c. 1876).

Wanted Poster: Belle Starr

Parents of Frank and Jesse James-She was a Shakleford, kin to the Clouds, kin to the Schultz. BF Schultz served with Frank in Civil War, and with Frank, Jesse, and William Quantrill.

Frechette & Dillinger

The Guns of the Dillinger Gang This is a photo of all of the guns possessed by the Dillinger Gang when lawmen took them down. Among the guns are the classic M1911A1 pistol. Also shown are a sawed off shotgun, a Thompson submachine gun, and various other firearms. There is also a hat.

First known photo of Frank James, age app. 11 or 12

Billy Breakenridge born December 25, 1846. He was an American lawman, teamster, railroader, soldier and author. He was Assistant Marshal of Tomstone when the gunfight at O.K. Corral took place.

Arkansas Tom Jones (Roy Daugherty January 1, 1870 - August 16, 1924) Outlaw and a member of the Wild Bunch Gang - killed during a gun fight

The Sundance Kid and Etta Place were frequent visitors to Fort Worth

Steam Locomotive in the Black Hills

Virgil Earp - Upholding the Law of the West

Virgil Earp - Upholding the Law of the West

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Bat Masterson - King of the Gunplayers