["Barrow Gang" Wanted Poster, 1933 - Van Buren, Arkansas]

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Wanted poster for the Barrow Gang: Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow, Blanch Caldwell, Marvin Barrow (Clyde's brother) and an unknown person. The poster includes the physical descriptions of each person, and Sheriff Albert Maxey provides details for the monetary prize awarded upon their arrest.

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[1] p. ; 27 cm.

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Maxey, Albert Creation Date: Unknown.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and two others and was provided by Dallas Municipal Archives to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 82057 times , with 185 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Dallas Municipal Archives

Since 1985, the Archives have kept more than 2,000 cubic feet of materials open to the public by appointment. These materials include departmental documents, manuscripts, maps, photographs, and much more; they document historical events like the Kennedy assassination and Clyde Barrow gang's activities.

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Description

Wanted poster for the Barrow Gang: Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow, Blanch Caldwell, Marvin Barrow (Clyde's brother) and an unknown person.

The poster includes the physical descriptions of each person, and Sheriff Albert Maxey provides details for the monetary prize awarded upon their arrest.

Physical Description

[1] p. ; 27 cm.

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Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

Photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. These more than 5,000 items give a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerlee Foundation.

Dallas Police Department Historical Records/Case Files

Dallas Police Department case files, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and other documents from the 1920s to the 1950s, including the activities of the infamous Clyde Barrow Gang.

Clyde Barrow Gang Collection

A sub-series of the Dallas Police Department Historical Records and Case Files collection, these materials relate to the Clyde Barrow gang and law enforcement officials' efforts to hunt them down.

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  • This poster's creation, acceptance, or submission date is unknown.

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2013, 6:34 p.m.

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Maxey, Albert. ["Barrow Gang" Wanted Poster, 1933 - Van Buren, Arkansas], poster, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78881/: accessed July 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.