[Letter from W. M. Thompson of the Texas Prison System to Dallas, Texas Bureau of Identification Superintendent D. E. Walsh]

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Letter from W. M. Thompson, Chief of the Texas Prison System to D. E. Walsh of the Dallas Bureau of Identification where he apologizes for omitting a list of subjects who have an authorized leave of absence from prison. He also includes the status of Marvin Barrow and the date that Clyde Barrow was granted parole.

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[1] p. ; 26 cm.

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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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Letter from W. M. Thompson, Chief of the Texas Prison System to D. E. Walsh of the Dallas Bureau of Identification where he apologizes for omitting a list of subjects who have an authorized leave of absence from prison. He also includes the status of Marvin Barrow and the date that Clyde Barrow was granted parole.

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[1] p. ; 26 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee 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

This sub-series of the Dallas Police Department Historical Records and Case Files collection contains photos, typescript documents, fingerprint cards, and police department memoranda of the activities and whereabouts of the gang. While the Dallas County Sherriff's Department headed the search, Dallas police provided intelligence on the gang's movements and associates.

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Huntsville (Tex.). [Letter from W. M. Thompson of the Texas Prison System to Dallas, Texas Bureau of Identification Superintendent D. E. Walsh], legal document, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78925/: accessed January 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives.