Creator

Date Original

1912-1948

Description

This collection contains a typewritten paper "Mammoth Springs Attempted Bank Robbery" written 36 years after the 1912 incident.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Citizens' Bank of Mammoth Springs, Arkansas was the scene of an attempted robbery in June 1912. Members of the gang turned on the ringleader and informed authorities of the planned robbery. Ben Jones, a member of the gang, was killed by authorities. Years later someone wrote a paper on the attempted robbery as well as other crimes the gang supposedly committed.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a typewritten paper "Mammoth Springs Attempted Bank Robbery" written 36 years after the 1912 incident.

Geographical Area

Mammoth Springs, Fulton County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.064.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Mammoth Springs attempted bank robbery material, SMC.064.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Mammoth Springs attempted bank robbery material, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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