Notorious Kansas bank heists : : gunslingers to gangsters

Title Notorious Kansas bank heists : : gunslingers to gangsters
Names Beemer, Rod.
Book Number DBC14923
Title Status Download Only
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Bank robbers wreaked havoc in the Sunflower State. After robbing the Chautauqua State Bank in 1911, outlaw Elmer McCurdy was killed by lawmen but wasn't buried for sixty-six years. His afterlife can be described only as bizarre. Belle Starr's nephew Henry Starr claimed to have robbed twenty-one banks. The Dalton gang failed in their attempt to rob two banks simultaneously, but others accomplished this in Waterville in 1911. Nearly four thousand known vigilantes patrolled the Sunflower State during the 1920s and 1930s to combat the criminal menace. One group even had an airplane with a .50-caliber machine gun. Join author Rod Beemer for a wild ride into Kansas's tumultuous bank heist history. Some strong language and some violence.
Narrator Whitsitt, Jessica.
Local Subject Crime & True Detective - CRI
General Non-Fiction - GNF
Adult Book - AD
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
History - History of the American West - HUSW
Audience Notes Contains violence.
Contains strong language.
Female narrator.
LC Subject Bank robberies - Kansas - History
Kansas - History
Downloadable books
Nonfiction
Talking books
Call Number 364.155209781 ANF
Language English
Released 2019
Publication Info Emporia : Kansas State Library, Kansas Talking Books Regional Library, 2019
Original Publication Recorded from: Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2015. c2015 9781626198357
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