["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 73678 times , with 86 in the last month . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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Dallas Municipal Archives

Dallas Municipal Archives partnered with the Portal to provide access to several collections, one of which is the John F Kennedy, Dallas Police Department Collection. Oher collections include Dallas Park and Recreation Department Photographs; Dallas Water Utilities Records and Photographic Series, 1882-1990; Dallas Farmers Market - Henry Forschmidt Collection 1938-1986; Clyde Barrow Gang Collection; and the Love Field Album and Photographs Collection.

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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

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

Dallas Police Department Historical Records/Case Files

The Dallas Municipal Archives presents a collection of Dallas Police Department case files, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and other documents from the 1920's to the 1950's.

Clyde Barrow Gang Collection

The Clyde Barrow Gang Collection comes from our partners at the Dallas Municipal Archives. View photos of Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, along with numerous mug shots, fingerprint cards, wanted notices, and images of their bullet-ridden car.

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  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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  • Jan. 9, 2013, 6:34 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Maxey, Albert. ["Barrow Gang" Wanted Poster, 1933 - Van Buren, Arkansas], poster, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78881/: accessed August 24, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.