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4 edition of Frank and Jesse James found in the catalog.

Frank and Jesse James

the story behind the legend

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Published by Fall River Press in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination480 p., [32] p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26313132M
ISBN 101435126815
ISBN 109781435126817

  Jesse Woodson James was born four years after Frank on Sept. 5, , outside Kearney in Clay County on a site that now houses the Jesse James Farm and Museum, and which is a stop on the Jesse Author: Barbara Winnerman. Frank and Jesse James, the infamous brothers from Missouri, rode with marauding Confederate guerrillas during the Civil War. Having learned to kill and raid without compunction, they easily transitioned from rebels to outlaws after the war, robbing stagecoaches, banks and trains in Missouri and surrounding states.

  Directed by Robert Boris. With Rob Lowe, Bill Paxton, Randy Travis, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson. At the end of the Civil War, Frank and Jesse James and other former guerillas who rode with Quantrill and Bill Anderson take the oath of allegiance to the Union. Feeling oppressed by Chicago railroad investors, the James and Younger brothers, Bob and /10(K). Frank & Jesse James. 5, likes talking about this. History & Genealogy of the infamous Rebel/Outlaw Duo, moderated by John Vincent "Vince" Powers, a QUAD-2nd (4x) Cousin of Frank & Jesse Followers: 5K.

His book Jesse James in Iowa (North Star Press,,Minnesota) comes on the heels of such titles as The Jesse James Northfield Raid,When the Heavens Fell: The Youngers in Stillwater Prison and The Great Cole Younger & Frank James Wild West Show. Jim Cummins was born and raised in Clay County, Missouri near Frank and Jesse James. They were close friends and joined the Confederate Partisan Rangers. Jesse served under Captain Bill Anderson and Lt. Arch Clemens, Jim Cummins in Fletch Taylor’s new outfit.


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Frank and Jesse James Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jesse and Frank James: The Family History Paperback – J by Phillip Steele (Author) out of 5 stars 13 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Cited by: 1. But even Steele was more attracted to Jesse’s story, than Frank’s, following up his book with The Many Faces of Jesse James.

Countless books have Jesse James in the title, with no reference at all to Frank. Robert James is shown on horseback while serving our country in and during the Spanish-American War. Frank and Jesse James, by Ted P. Yeatman, Interesting, sprawling, anecdotal history of the James brothers.

The historical context that Yeatman provides, particularly regarding the border wars of the Civil War in Missouri and Kansas and the partisan strife that followed, was very useful/5. The book might have spurred both Jesse and Frank to resume their lives of crime with a vengeance.

There were more robberies, more killings. But when Jesse again took up his hunt for Jim Cummins and roughed up a year-old member of the Ford family, the Fords had enough, according to : Jan Mackell Collins.

Frank and Jesse James is a complete account of the James brothers during the Civil War, the following sixteen years of notoriety, and the lives of those who outlived Jesse. Yeatman has created a thoroughly documented popular narrative/5(33).

Alexander Franklin "Frank" James (Janu – Febru ) was a Confederate soldier, guerrilla, and outlaw. He was the older brother of outlaw Jesse James and was also part of the James–Younger Gang.

3 Outlaw/criminal years and retirement. 6 Further reading. 7 External links. James was born Alexander Franklin James in Kearney Born: Alexander Franklin James, Janu.

Jesse James and Frank James, in full, respectively, Jesse Woodson James and Alexander Franklin James, (respectively, born September 5,near Centerville [now Kearney], Missouri, U.S.—died April 3,St.

Joseph, Missouri; born Janunear Centerville—died Februnear Kearney), two brothers who were among the most notorious outlaws. Synopsis.

Jesse James was born on September 5,in Kearney, Missouri. James and his brother Frank served for the Confederate Army before embarking on criminal careers in Born:   Jesse James, his brother Frank James, and the rest of the James–Younger Gang were infamous American outlaws who took whatever they wanted.

But while Jesse was thirsty for fame and reckless, Frank, despite his standing as a robber, preferred the company of his family and a good book.

Yeatman talked about his book, [Frank and Jesse James: The Story Behind the Legend], published by Cumberland House.

He explained why the legend of Jesse is better known than that of Frank James. The author talks about the outlaw Jesse James. James was assassinated through a shot from behind by Bob Ford on April 3, Ted P.

Yeatman described James in his book "Frank and Jesse James: The Story Behind the Legend," as a cultural icon and creation of the mass media. Many are still Frank James's Muscle Shoals Trial. KEARNEY, Missouri: A new exhibit featuring Frank & Annie James: The Later Years opened January 16 at the Jesse James Farm & is exhibit focuses on the lives of Frank & Annie James during the later years at the James Farm.

For more information Click Here. Call or visit for more information about the exhibit or museum. Yet the single book written about Jesse’s older brother Frank is a fake.

The Only True History of the Life of Frank James was not “written by himself,” unless you believe the author of the book, Joe Vaughn, who claimed he was the real Frank James. Ramon Frederick Adams certainly didn’t approve, writing, “Much trash has been.

The daring exploits of Frank and Jesse James have fascinated America for more than a century. Myth and fact have meshed together to create a legend of monumental proportions. Anxious to bask in the reflected glory of the James clan, many people have claimed a family connection to these two famous outlaws/5.

Fanebust will be appearing in the Jesse James Day’s parade this weekend on Saturday, J and he will be doing a book signing at the Treasure Chest afterward.

by G. Moritz, Editor. South Dakota Author and Historian Wayne Fanebust has written a new book. Some photographs and documents are from the movie about Jesse James. This includes seldom seen photos of the movies' stars Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, and Lon Chaney Jr with relatives of Frank and Jesse James!!!.

Check out the James Farm Gift Shop Catalog by clicking on the bar below!. This is the place to get James Farm and Jesse James gear. 'Frank and Jesse James' is a well documented book on the notorious James Boys and it is a welcome addition to the library of books that have been written on the James - Younger Gang.

Some of the books that have been published in recent years are simply a rehashing of information the author has found in older manuscripts.5/5(5). Only one great-grandchild of Jesse James has three distinct lines of James ancestry.

The three lines offer indisputable evidence that the ancestry of the Jesse James family is more extensive and permeating than formerly known. Moreover, it is a sure guarantee that Elizabeth Ann Barr is none too happy about it.

Shot All To Hell: Jesse James, The Northfield Raid, and the Wild West's Greatest Escape is a new book about the legendary man. Most people know that Jesse James, and his brother Frank were outlaws.

In the letter, William Thomas James confirms that his ancestors were cousins to Frank and Jesse James. “Another verification of our connection with the James family of Logan County, Kentucky, was Mr. Walter Harris, late historian of Franklin County, Arkansas, legislator, school teacher, and author of a history of Franklin County.

The closest historians get to books about Frank is the tome focused on Frank’s murder trial, followed up by Gerard S. Petrone’s Judgment at Gallatin, and books focused on the two brothers, starting with the family history about Frank and Jesse written by Phillip Steele and leading up to Ted P.

Frank James sits with his mother Author: True West.Jesse and Frank James have been credited with a tremendous destruction of life—Jesse killing seven, and, Frank eight men in the Federal ranks during that encounter.

One night Frank James and five or six of his comrades were detailed to capture and kill the militia men who were accustomed to frequent a bagnio, four miles east of Wellington, in.Accompanying the book’s publication was a letter of authorization signed by James’s wife and mother, attesting to the authenticity of the book.

Reproduced from one of the rare first editions published, Jesse James is printed complete with dozens of original plate ed on: Ap