Everyday here at the James Preservation Trust requests come in for factual information. The fake & faker stuff gets blown out fairly easily. Queries about the partisan or outlaw careers of F & JJ get referred to published authorities or directed to authoritative resources. We handle most of the stuff related to the James family itself.
Today, however, produced the most unusual request ever to come in. The question came from Germany. The questioner asked is, " what his [Jesse…Continue
Today on election day, I completed writing another chapter of my book on the history of the Jesse James family. Oddly enough, a portion of this chapter addressed the election rigging in the Arizona gubernatorial election of 1938 by relatives of the Jesse James family from Kansas City.
Just a couple of months ago here in Kentucky, almost all of the elected officials of Henry County were convicted of vote buying at $800 per vote. Their incarceration strangly leaves the county…Continue
American’s iconic outlaw Jesse James had a modern day cousin who wrote movies and books using pseudonyms. One of the names he wrote under was Danny Santiago.…Continue
Added by Eric James on April 26, 2010 at 7:37am — No Comments
If you thought you knew Jesse James, wait until you meet his family. So says Eric James, author of the new, long awaited, four volume history of the family of Frank and Jesse James.
According to historian Nancy Samuelson who has previewed portions of the upcoming book, the author of The History of the Dalton Gang says James’ book is likely to send historians back to find what history they missed.
"I'm honored that North Star Press of Minnesota wanted to…Continue
Don’t go looking for history anymore at what used to be The History Channel. The programming distributor that once wanted to present history, now wants to make history instead.