Gamblers and Gangsters: Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 40s and 50s

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Eakin Press, 1998 - History - 223 pages
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A gripping account of rampant crime in Fort Worth, Texas during the 1930s, through the 1950's, with hoodlums, gamblers, murderers, dopers, pimps and lawmen on the take.

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Review: Gamblers & Gangsters: Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s & 1950s

User Review  - Janice Hobbs - Goodreads

Since I grew up in Lake Worth and my Pa used to tell me about the gangsters, it was very interesting to me. Read full review

Review: Gamblers & Gangsters: Fort Worth's Jacksboro Highway in the 1940s & 1950s

User Review  - Bea Anita - Goodreads

"There is so much bad in the best ofus/ And so much good in the worst of us/ That it does not behoove any of us/ To talk about the rest of us." Rev. Erwin F Bohmfalk at the funeral service for killer, Cecil Green. Guess that sums it up. Read full review

About the author (1998)

ANN ARNOLD is the author and illustrator of "The Adventurous Chef: Alexis Soyer," an IRA Children's Book Award Notable Book. She lives in Berkeley, California.


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