Jesse James, Outlaw.

Collection by Patty Luke

Patty Luke
This is a rare death photograph of the outlaw Jesse James. It was taken shortly after he was gunned down by Bob Ford in his own home on April 3, 1882.

Famous People and Their Bizarre Death

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The James-Younger Gang (L-R): Cole Younger Jesse James Bob Younger Frank James

Jesse James Gravesite

grave of legendary gunfighter and outlaw jess james in Kearney, Missouri

Tour the Jesse James Home Museum in St. Joseph, Mo., where James was killed by Robert Ford in 1882.

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Jesse James

Jesse James Farm  1930s kitchen

Jesse James Farm

1930's kitchen

Jesse James Funeral (1 of 3)

Jesse James Funeral (1 of 3)

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck is based on the story written by Ron Hansen. Read about it here on our blog:

Jesse Woodson James (Outlaw) 1847-1882  Well known figure of the Wild West

Jesse James (1847-1882) - Find A Grave Memorial

American Frontier Outlaw. He was born Jesse Woodson James in Kearney, Missouri to Baptist minister Reverend Robert and Zerelda James and the younger brother of Frank. His father heeding a calling left for California with the intent of preaching to gold miners but contracted cholera and died. He is buried in an...

Bullet Hole. St. Joseph, Missouri: Where Jesse James Was Killed

St. Joseph, MO - Where Jesse James Was Killed

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