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The Story of Bonnie & Clyde

The Story of Bonnie & Clyde "The Story of Bonnie and Clyde" as told by Bonnie in 1934 You've read the story of Jesse James Of how he lived and died; If you're still in need Of something to read, Here's the story of Bonnie and Clyde. Now Bonnie and Clyde are the Barrow gang, I'm sure you all have read How they rob and steal And those who squeal Are usually found dying or dead. There's lots of untruths to these write-ups; They're not so ruthless as that; Their nature is raw; They hate all [...]

2018-12-07T17:51:16+00:00

The “Wild Bunch” Gang

The "Hole in the Wall" Gang was one organization comprised of several different gangs, all operating out of Hole in the Wall Pass. They were some of the most notorious criminals in the Wild West. The gangs formed a collective that used the Hole-in-the-Wall Pass as their base of operations.  Each planned and carried out its own robberies and stick-ups with very little interaction between gangs. At times, members of one gang would ride along with other gangs, but usually, each gang operated separately, meeting only when they were at the hideout at the same time. Criminals & Outlaws Members of [...]

2018-06-14T19:01:36+00:00

The Story of Hell’s Half Acre

Hell's Half Acre was an area of Fort Worth, Texas designated as the red-light district "where the West begins." In the early to mid-1870s in the Old Wild West it was known for being a very brutish, lawless, town. Filled with gamblers, prostitutes, and train robbers - it wasn't a place "normal" people had many dealings in. It was nicknamed the "Bloody Third ward" because of the violence in the area. And over time, Hell's Half  Acre developed a reputation for bringing out the rebel in everyone that passed through the area. Fort Worth, Texas in 1876 Fort Worth Texas’ legendary Hell’s Half Acre [...]

2018-06-04T19:32:42+00:00

Etta Place: ‘Dream Girl’ of the Wild Bunch

Etta Place was the girlfriend of the American outlaws Butch Cassidy (Robert LeRoy Parker) and the Sundance Kid (Harry Longabaugh), who were both group members of the famous outlaw gang, the Wild Bunch.Even though little is known about her, she is thought to have been born in Texas, and to have fled to Argentina at some point before returning to the US. She also dated the Sundance Kid during his infamy. But as the saying goes, "behind every great man, there stands a great woman" (Bill Clinton).So that brings into question, who exactly was Etta Place?Mrs. Sundance KidNow whichever name Etta went by, she was always known for [...]

2018-06-08T15:33:26+00:00

The REAL Story Behind the “White Elephant Saloon”

Located in Fort Worth, Texas - the White Elephant Saloon has been revered as one of the wildest bars of the Old West and is simultaneously one of the most iconic. Hell's Half Acre has hosted many cowboys, criminals, and tourists since the late 1890s - but this specific venue at the Stockyards lives in infamy. By all accounts, Fort Worth’s White Elephant has seen more gunfights, sketchy dealings, prostitution, and entrepreneurship than most venues in the Wild West. But what's so special about the White Elephant bar? Well, that's easy... The last gunfight of the Wild West took [...]

2018-06-14T19:02:28+00:00