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This Day in Texas History: Bonnie and Clyde Gunned Down in Louisiana

This Day in Texas History: Bonnie and Clyde Gunned Down in Louisiana May 23, 1934 On this day in 1934, celebrated Depression-era Texas outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker were killed in a roadside ambush arranged by Texas Ranger Frank Hamer outside of Gibsland, Louisiana. Riddled by some 167 bullets, the bodies were taken to…
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This Day in Texas History: Frank Hamer Rejoins the Rangers

This Day in Texas History: Frank Hamer Rejoins the Rangers March 29, 1915 On March 29, 1915, Frank Hamer rejoined the rangers at Del Rio and began one of the most eventful periods of his peace officer career. HAMER, FRANCIS AUGUSTUS (1884–1955). Francis A. Hamer, Texas Ranger, son of Frank and Lou Emma (Francis) Hamer, was…
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1/22/2013 Daily Image: Pilot Point Bank

The Farmers and Merchants Bank of Pilot Point, was originally constructed in 1896 in a classic Germanic style. This bank building was used in the 1967 movie Bonnie and Clyde, but now houses a small art gallery. The Farmers and Merchants Bank was closed during the Great Depression, so the notorious duo actually never robbed…
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