[Dallas County Sheriff's Department With Items from Clyde Champion Barrow's Car]

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Photograph of Dallas County Sheriff R. A. "Smoot" Schmid, first from left, and Dallas County Deputies Ed Caster, Ted Hinton, and Bob Alcorn standing with items collected form Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker's getaway car, 1934. Items include license plates, bags, maps, magazines, and coats.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

Creation Information

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

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This photograph 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 4089 times , with 26 in the last month . More information about this photograph 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

Photograph of Dallas County Sheriff R. A. "Smoot" Schmid, first from left, and Dallas County Deputies Ed Caster, Ted Hinton, and Bob Alcorn standing with items collected form Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker's getaway car, 1934. Items include license plates, bags, maps, magazines, and coats.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.

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Part of the Dallas Police Department Collection.

Written on back of photograph:

Barrow escape car - Dallas 11-22-33

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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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  • Feb. 20, 2010, 6:28 p.m.

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  • Jan. 13, 2017, 2:35 p.m.

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Dallas (Tex.) Police Department. [Dallas County Sheriff's Department With Items from Clyde Champion Barrow's Car], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78915/: accessed June 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.