[Clyde Champion Barrow Wanted Report, 06/11/1933 - Dallas, Texas Police Department]

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Wanted report for Clyde Barrow on the charges of kidnapping the Sheriff and City Marshall of Wellington, Texas on June 11, 1933. It states that he was joined by Marvin "Buck" Barrow, Clyde's brother, and his wife, Bonnie Parker, who was injured in the incident. This is a copy report from Wellington, Texas that was filed in Dallas, Texas.

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[1] p. ; 12 cm.

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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. Creation Date: Unknown.

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Wanted report for Clyde Barrow on the charges of kidnapping the Sheriff and City Marshall of Wellington, Texas on June 11, 1933. It states that he was joined by Marvin "Buck" Barrow, Clyde's brother, and his wife, Bonnie Parker, who was injured in the incident.

This is a copy report from Wellington, Texas that was filed in Dallas, Texas.

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[1] p. ; 12 cm.

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Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

Handwriting on back of report reads:

Was in Ford V8 Coupe and Gunned some over and hurt Bonnie Parker. So they each had a machine gun and carried Bonnie Parker up to Jack Pritchard House (who is a city foreman) and made them give first aid to Bonnie Parker. Then some one called the sheriff, when he and city Marshall drove up, Buck and Clyde Barrow threw machine guns on them, then hand cuffed them together and put them in the sheriff car and drove off. Later released the sheriff and City Marshall.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: DSMA_91019-00010
  • Accession or Local Control No: DSMA_91019-00011
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth78884

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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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Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept. [Clyde Champion Barrow Wanted Report, 06/11/1933 - Dallas, Texas Police Department], legal document, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78884/: accessed August 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.