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Notorious! : The Gangster Era in Carthage and Jasper County Missouri (Paperback) (Barry Duncan)
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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.
Number of Pages: 468.0