[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 Department. 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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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.

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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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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. [Clyde Champion Barrow Wanted Report, 06/11/1933 - Dallas, Texas Police Department], legal document, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78884/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.