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Horse Thief Detective Association (Marion County, Ind.)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Horse Thief Detective Association collection

Identifier: L202
Scope and Contents This collection contains receipt books (1892-1929, 1931-1933), roll call book of members (1914-1932), a certificate of appointment to a constable, payment cards for dues, a metal sign, and a petition for constable powers from the Horse Thief Detective Association of Warren Township in Marion County, Indiana ranging from 1892 to 1933.
Dates: 1858-1933

Horse Thief Protection Association collection

 Collection — Folder: S1419
Identifier: S1419
Scope and Contents There are two items in this collection. The first item is a copy of the November 1971 issue of Indiana History Bulletin with Remley Herr's article entitled "A Hoosier Horse Thief," about Bob Green. The second item is an 8-page, handwritten paper by Clifford Willett about that article as well as his remembrances of the real story.According to Mr. Herr, Bob Green was a model citizen until May 29, 1908 when he was arrested for horse stealing. The National Horse Thief Association, which...
Dates: 1971-1972