Notorious! : The Gangster Era in Carthage and Jasper County Missouri
Notorious is a look back at the gangster era in Southwest Missouri, particularly Jasper County and the City of Carthage. Many outlaws roamed through this area due to routes 66 & 71. Bonnie & Clyde; Pretty Boy Floyd, The Irish O'Malley Gang; The Ozark Mountain Boys and others flourished. It was up to the local sheriffs to try to maintain law and order. Yes, the 1930s was a wild time with the Great Depression and Prohibition fueling this era.
- Paperback | 468 pages
- 216 x 279 x 24mm | 1,080g
- 06 Oct 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Barry W Duncan
Barry Duncan is a life-long resident of Carthage, Missouri. He worked in law enforcement for 32 years. He has an MBA from Pittsburg State University. Duncan knows the ins and out of this area and did extensive research into the 1930s, the gangster era.