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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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
TXA/DLC
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Baker, T. Lindsay
Dewey number
364.106/609764
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6793.T4
LC item number
B35 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Organized crime
  • Gangsters
  • Gangsters
  • Heritage tourism
  • Texas
  • Texas
Label
A gangster tour of Texas, T. Lindsay Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781603442589
Isbn Type
(flexbound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010054349
System control number
  • 2010054349
  • (TXA)3837404
  • (OCoLC)695683718
Label
A gangster tour of Texas, T. Lindsay Baker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781603442589
Isbn Type
(flexbound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010054349
System control number
  • 2010054349
  • (TXA)3837404
  • (OCoLC)695683718
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