From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (James Collins burglar)

Mugshot of James Collins, a 23-year-old tailor who was arrested for burglary in Omaha, Nebraska in 1897 After he was arrested in Omaha on May 12, 1897, for burglary, James Collins didn’t stick around to find out how the Nebraska state prison system handled their prisoners.┬áHe escaped pretty much immediately, but then he was capturedContinue reading “From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (James Collins burglar)”

From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (Billy the Kid)

One of the few photos of Billy The Kid Billy the Kid is one of the most legendary outlaws of the wild west. Ironically, Billy (or Henry as his parents referred to him) was born in New York City, but set out to the west to earn his fortune. In a short period of timeContinue reading “From the FCS Book of Little-Known Facts (Billy the Kid)”