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Hotel Congress

I was finally able to visit the downtown portion of Tucson, despite it only being a short two-hour drive away. While down there, it was my privilege to stay in the historic Hotel Congress, truly a centerpiece of Arizona history. 499 more words


AUDIO: Bartello - "John Dillinger"

Milwaukee native Bartello is known for his ability to be notoriously smooth on the microphone, and his Christmas drop, “John Dillinger” is exactly that. With a head-bob ready, low key beat inspired by 90’s hip hop, Bartello flows effortlessly on the track. 40 more words


Just a Little Ride

It’s Sunday and the weather is good.  There won’t be too many more days like this so Sterling was itching to go driving.  He finished helping his dad and it was only noon so we took off.   524 more words

Sunday Adventure

John Dillinger's Last Movie

Johnnie was a lucky guy.  Two beautiful girls accompanied him to “Manhattan Melodrama” starring Clark Gable.

The price of admission was twenty-four cents but he threw down a dollar and had enough leftover for three sodas and a bag of popcorn.  310 more words

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August 3, 1934:   “I am sending Agents a memorandum relating to the shooting of John Dillinger in Chicago Illinois on July 22, 1934 which summarizes the information in the Bureau’s files relating to the question of (1) whether Dillinger had a gun on his person at the time he was shot by Bureau Agents, and (2) relating to the instructions which were issued in the Chicago Office as to whether or not Dillinger should be taken dead or alive.”  Signed E.A. 8 more words

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Auburn City Hall

When we went to Auburn a few weeks ago we spotted the Auburn City Hall Building that was built over 100 years ago in 1913.  If is in an ” Italianate style” building, which was inspired 16th Century Renaissance architecture that was popular in the 1840’s to 1890’s in the U.S. 178 more words


The Great River City Festival

MASON CITY, Iowa – On March 13, 1934 a group of notorious gangsters including John Dillinger, entered the First National Bank in Mason City and demanded money leaving with $52,000. 205 more words