Download e-book for kindle: Frontier Kansas Jails (Landmarks) by Gerald J. Bayens

By Gerald J. Bayens

ISBN-10: 1467137766

ISBN-13: 9781467137768

Gunslingers, gamblers and outlaws tremendously outnumbered sheriffs and marshals within the livestock cities of the Kansas frontier. recognized lawmen, comparable to Charlie Bassett, Wild invoice Hickok and Tom Smith, stored the peace by way of sheer strength of character and the integrity of the neighborhood lockup. the tale of the state�s payment will be tracked within the interesting improvement of those bastions of prairie justice. Makeshift jails of past instances have been changed by means of limestone, brick and urban constructions with iron cells and complex locking structures. From the squirrel cage of Wichita to the iron penitentiary of Lawrence urban, journey those early Kansas prisons with writer Gerald Bayens.

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