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Albert Lawrence Bates Fingerprint Card, 1933 (Oklahoma City Police Department)

Description: Oklahoma City Police Department fingerprint card for Albert Lawrence Bates. It includes a list of his criminal record dating from 1916 to 1933 plus a mugshot. Albert L. Bates (October 16, 1893-July 4, 1948) was an American bank robber and burglar during the 1920s and 1930s. He used a number of different aliases during his criminal career including George Davis, George Harris and J.B. King. He was the longtime partner of George "Machine Gun" Kelly and participated in the kidnapping of oil tycoon Charles Urschel in 1933. He died in Alcatraz Prison in 1948.
Date: unknown
Creator: Oklahoma City (Okla.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Portrait of a Toddler and an Infant]

Description: Photograph of a girl toddler and an infant. The girl, who is wearing a white gown, has her arms wrapped around the infant, who is seated wearing only a cloth diaper.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Oliver, E. W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Ronald Reagan Shaking Watt Matthews' Hand]

Description: Photograph of President Ronald Regan congratulating Watt Reynolds Matthews at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. The men are facing the camera shaking hands and standing in front of a blue backdrop. Written on the mat below the photo is the inscription: "To Watt Matthews With Best Wishes - Ronald Regan." Photo is labeled on the back: "Cowboy Hall - July 21, 1989 WATT MATTHEWS."
Date: July 21, 1989
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch