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Gunfighters and Outlaws
LOCK DOWN: Outlaws, Lawmen & Frontier Justice in Jackson County, Missouri|
LOCK DOWN: Outlaws, Lawmen & Frontier Justice in Jackson County, Missouri. This 125-page comprehensive history engages readers with documented facts, figures and images relating to Jackson County's 19th century jails and the outlaws and lawmen (AND women) associated with them. Yes, Quantrill, Frank and Jesse James, and MANY other figures are represented from 1826-1933. Several appendices include: A roster of ALL Jackson County Sheriffs AND Jackson County Marshals (and many deputies) from 1826-1933; A rap sheet of all known "legal" hangings in Jackson County for the same time period; A list of all U.S. Marshals; a special discussion about the Provost Marshals of the Civil War-era; a "Rogues' Gallery" of MUG SHOTS taken at the 1859 Jail in the late 1890s; and, maps showing the evolution of the 1859 Jackson County Jail site.
Trial of the Century: Swope-Hyde Murder Trial DVD|
This a a DVD of the Trial of the Century: Swope-Hyde Murder Trial. A centennial re-enactment of State v. Hyde (1910), sponsored by the Jackson County Historical Society and UMKC School of Law Continuing Legal Education. This 3-hour DVD was recorded LIVE on Friday, June 11, 2010, by TBC Video Productions in the E.E. Thompson Courtroom at the UMKC Law School. The program was later presented at the Truman Memorial Building in Independence on Saturday, June 12, 2010. This special, limited edition, DVD is not returnable unless by exchange for a replacement.
Jackson County (Mo.) Historical Society
P. O. Box 4241
Independence, MO 64051-4241