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Kate Warne - Private Detective. Born in New York City, almost nothing is known of her prior to 1856 when, as a young widow, she answered an employment advertisement placed by Alan Pinkerton. She was one of four new agents the Pinkerton Detective Agency hired that year and proved to be a natural, taking to undercover work easily. She had taken part in embezzlement and railroad security cases when in 1861 the Pinkertons developed the first lead about an anti-Lincoln conspiracy.

Kate Warne

This is probably the only picture of Kate Warne, the first female detective. She went on to save the life of president elect Abraham Lincoln after uncovering a plot to assassinate him on the way to Washington D. to take office.

Pinkerton Detective Agency - their motto was dead on...

Pinkerton Detective Agency - their motto was dead on.

Tom Horn spent a good portion of his life legitimately employed both as a lawman and a detective, but in actuality he was one of the most cold-blooded killers of the Old West. In the 1880s, Horn made a name for himself as a scout and tracker, and was responsible for the arrest of many feared criminals. He had a hand in as many as 50 murders.

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Tom Horn spent a good portion of his life legitimately employed both as a lawman and a detective, but in actuality he was one of the most cold-blooded killers of the Old West.

The grave of Kate Warne, credited as America's first female detective. She worked with Alan Pinkerton's detective agency in the 1850s and 1860s, including the Civil War. No photos of her are known to exist.

The grave of Kate Warne, credited as America's first female detective. She worked with Alan Pinkerton's detective agency in the and including the Civil War. No photos of her are known to exist.

, Texas. When the Pinkerton National Detective Agency got wind of this Wild Bunch Gang photo, taken in 1900, the Pinkertons printed the mugshots on wanted posters that circulated across the West: (from left) Harry “Sundance Kid” Longabaugh, Will “News” Carver, Ben “Tall Texan” Kilpatrick, Harvey “Kid Curry” Logan and Robert “Butch Cassidy” Parker.

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Butch Cassidy, a notorious American train robber, bank robber & leader of the Wild Bunch Gang.

Robert LeRoy Parker, better known as Butch Cassidy, was a notorious American train robber, bank robber, and leader of the Wild Bunch Gang in the American Old West. He was allegedly killed in a shootout in November

Jesse Woodson James was born in Clay County, Missouri, at the site of present day Kearney on September 5, 1847. His father, Robert S. James, was a commercial hemp farmer and Baptist minister in Ken…

Jesse James

Three men of the Pinkerton Detective Agency, The man in the middle is William Pinkerton, son of Allan Pinkerton, one of the founders of the agency

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Logo for the Pinkerton National Detective Agency founded by Allan Pinkerton. Hero Jordan Blake is a Pinkerton Detective in 1885 Texas.

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Pinkerton (detective agency) - Pinkerton agents escort strikebreakers in Buchtel, Ohio, 1884

Jess Zimmerman, wryly, on the unpaid emotional labor she and other women perform for men, and why it has value.

Outstanding quality to this image of President Lincoln visiting camp at Antietam. Allan Pinkerton on the left. General John A. McClernard on the right. Photograph by Lincoln's favorite photographer, Alexander Gardner. (c. 1862).  *s*

Top Hat Allan Pinkerton, President Abraham Lincoln, and Major General John A. This photo was taken not long after the Civil War’s first battle on northern soil in Antietam, Maryland on October Date: 3 October 1862

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