["Barrow Gang" Wanted Poster, 1933 - Van Buren, Arkansas] Side: 1 of 2
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IL 0 urder
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I hold two felony warrants, each for Clyde and
Melvin Barrow, who on June 23rd shot and killed
Marshal Henry Humphrey while he was trying to
arrest them on o robbery charge and on the next
day, June 24th, they went to the home of Mrs.
Frank Rogers, tried to take her auto, and raped her
Reading from left to right will describe them
No. 1: Bonnie Parker (alias Mrs. Clyde Barrow)
I Understand that she is burned very bad. The best
that I can find out the burns are on her right thigh
and right arm. Has tattoo 8 inches above right knee.
No. 2: Clyde Barrow, description as follows:
Age 24 years, height 5 feet 7 inches barefeet, weight
125 lbs., hair dark brown wavy, complexion light,
eyes hazel. He has slit in upper lip. Nose crooked,
probably broken. Limps in left foot. His finger
prints classification is as follows:
29- MO 9
26 UO 9
No. 3: Do not know his name but can give you
his description. Height 5 feet 7 inches. Age, about
28 years, weight about 130 or 135, hair, dark, med-
ium, dark complexion, square shoulders but drooped
No. 4: Blanch Caldwell (Mrs. Melvin Barrow)
Do not know anything about her description.
No. 5: Melvin Barrow: Description as follows:
Age 31 years, height, 5 feet 5 inches barefeet, weight
110 pounds, hair chestnut, eyes maroon, complexion
r ddy. Finger print classification is as follows
9 U 11 9
1 R 11 11
I will pay personally $25~Q00 each for the ar-
row Brothers delivered to me any where in the
United States. To receive the reward there does not
have to be a conviction just the delivery to me and
I will pay the reward.
There were six in the party when they were
here, three men and three women. Search all tourist
parks as that is where they stay. And inquire of
your doctors if they have been called to treat a
woman that has been burned in a car wreck.
If you locate these men, arrest, wire me collect
and will come for them and will pay you $250.00
each for them. Do not want you to wait for a con-
viction but will pay the reward for their arrest and
delivery to me.
These men are very dangerous and use all pre-
caution when you locate them. These boys home is
West Dallas, Texas.
-Van siren, CkaSIod t1'
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Maxey, Albert. ["Barrow Gang" Wanted Poster, 1933 - Van Buren, Arkansas], poster, Date Unknown; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78881/m1/1/: accessed August 3, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.