The Youngers, American outlaws, c1868-1876 (1954). Artist: Unknown

The Youngers, American outlaws, c1868-1876 (1954). Artist: Unknown

2-329-663 - The Print Collector/Heritage Images

The Youngers, American outlaws, c1868-1876 (1954). Left to right: Bob, Rhetta, James and Cole. The brothers formed part of the notorious James-Younger gang, with Jesse and Frank James. The gang robbed banks, stagecoaches and trains across the West between 1869 and 1876. A fourth brother, John, was killed in a gunfight with Pinkertons agents in 1874. The surviving three Youngers were wounded and captured by a posse after the gang robbed a bank in Northfield, Minnesota on 7th September 1876. All three were sentenced to life mprisonment after pleading guilty to their crimes in order to avoid hanging. A print from the Pictorial History of the Wild West, by James D Horan and Paul Sann, Spring Books, London, 1954.

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People Information

  1. Unknown, attributed to: :
  1. Rhetta Younger: American:
  2. Bob Younger: American: outlaw
  3. James Younger: American: outlaw
  4. Cole Younger: American: outlaw
People Related
  1. James D Horan: : Author
  2. Paul Sann: : Author
  3. Jesse James: American: outlaw

  1. Photograph

Picture Type
  1. Portrait

Digital Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3669x4788
File Size : 51,467kb


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