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Old West/American Frontier

Title: Law West of Fort Smith

Subject: “A History of Frontier Justice in the Indian Territory, 1834-1896”

Author: Glenn Shirley

Published: First Bison Book Printing, July, 1968

 

Title: Down Darkness Wide

Subject: “U.S. Marshals and the last frontier” (Alaska)

Author: James Chenoweth

Published: Publish America, 2004

 

Title: Desert Lawmen

Subject: “The High Sheriffs of New Mexico and Arizona”

Author: Larry D. Ball

Published: 1992 by the University of New Mexico Press.

 

Title: Black Gun, Silver Star

Subject: “The Life and Legend of Frontier Marshal Bass Reeves”

Author: Art T. Burton

Published: University of Nebraska Press, 2006

 

Title: They Called Him Wild Bill

Subject: “The Life and Adventure of James Butler Hickok”

Author: Joseph G. Rosa

Published: The University of Oklahoma Press, 1964

 

Title: Seldon Lindsey

Subject: “A True Story of the Old West”

Author: Harrell McCullough

Published: Paragon Publishing, 1990

 

Title: Ted McRoberts: North Country Marshal

Subject: The Life of North Country Marshal Ted McRoberts in Alaska

Author: Gene Medaris

Published: Great Northwest Publishing and Distributing Co., Inc., 1986

 

Title: Western Lawmen

Subject: “U.S. Marshals and their Deputies, 1850-1920”

Author: Compiled by Mollie Stehno and Written and Edited by Jim Fulbright 

Published: Mid-South Publications, 2015

 

Title: Marshal: The Story of the U.S. Marshals Service

Subject: “Here is the real story of true grit and daring deeds”

Author: Norm Goldstein

Published: 1991

Fugitive Apprehension

Title: The Flight of the Falcon

Subject: “The true story of the escape and manhunt for Christopher Boyce, America’s most wanted spy”

Author: Robert Lindsay

Published: 1983 by Sandbob, Inc.

Civil Rights Period

Title: Eyes on the Prize, America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965

Subject: A history of the Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1965.

Author: Juan Williams

Published: Blackside, Inc., 1987

 

Title: Parting the Waters

Subject: “America in the King Years 1954-63”

Author: Taylor Branch

Published: Simon and Schuster, 1988

 

Title: Differing Opinions

Subject: “Memories of a United States Marshal”

Author: Charles E. Burrows

Published: 1998

 

Title: An Eyewitness Story of the Civil Rights Movement

Subject: Firsthand accounts of the Civil Rights Movement

Author: Sanford Wexler

Published: Checkmark Books, 1993

Official History of the United States Marshals Service

Title: The Lawmen

Subject: “United States Marshals and their Deputies, 1789-1989”

Author: Frederick S. Calhoun

Published: The Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989

 

Title: Forging the Star

Subject: “The Official Modern History of the United States Marshals Service”

Author: David S. Turk

Published: University of North Texas Press, 2016

 

Title: Badges of the United States Marshals

Subject: History and gallery of United States Marshals Service badges

Author: Raymond Sherrard and George Stumpf

Published: RHS Enterprises, 1991

Children’s Books

Title: The U.S. Marshals Service, Catching Fugitives

Subject: Children’s book on catching fugitives

Author: Connie Colwell Miller

Published: 2008 by Capstone Press

 

Title: My Brother J-Boy

Subject: Children’s book on the life of James Meredith

Author: Hilda Hall

Published: Amerikan Press, 2008

 

Title: George Washington’s Revolutionary Marshals

Subject: Children’s Book on the beginnings of the U.S. Marshals Service

Author: Rae Anna Victor

Published: Infinity Publishing, 2004

Memoirs

Title: Quest for Justice

Subject: “From Deputy Sheriff to Federal Judge”

Author: Henry E. Hudson

Published: Loft Press, Incorporated, September 2007

 

Title: One Marshals Badge

Subject: “A Memoir of Fugitive Hunting, Witness Protection, and the U.S. Marshals Service”

Author: Louie McKinney with Pat Russo

Published: Potomac Books, Inc., 2009

 

Title: Seldon Lindsey

Subject: “A True Story of the Old West”

Author: Harrell McCullough

Published: Paragon Publishing, 1990

 

Title: Ted McRoberts: North Country Marshal

Subject: The Life of North Country Marshal Ted McRoberts in Alaska

Author: Gene Medaris

Published: Great Northwest Publishing and Distributing Co., Inc., 1986

 

Title: Chasing Bandits

Subject: “Ten Stories of Bad Guys and the Good Guys Who Catch Them”

Author: Luke J. Adler

Published: Published in the United States, 2014

 

Title: U.S. Marshals: Inside America’s Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency

Subject: “Tells the thrilling inside story of today’s U.S. Marshals in their own words”

Author: Mike Earp and David Fisher

Published: HarperCollins Publishers, 2014

General History

Title: Deadly Affrays

Subject: “Violent Deaths of the United States Marshals Service, 1789-2004”

Author: Robert Ernst with George Stumpf

Published: Scarlet Mask Enterprises, 2006

 

Title: Badges of Law and Order

Subject: “Brief histories of metropolitan police forces across the country”

Author: George E. Virgines

Published: Cochran Publishing Company, 1987

 

Title: Origins of the Federal Judiciary

Subject: “Essays on the Judiciary Act of 1789”

Author: Maeva Marcus 

Published: Oxford University Press, 1992

 

Title: Hunter and Howlers

Subject: “Threats and Violence against Federal Judicial Officials in the United States, 1789-1993”

Author: Frederick S. Calhoun

Published: United States Marshals Service, 1998

Magazines

Title: The Federal Lawyer: A Brief Primer on the History of the U.S. Marshals Service

Subject: Brief History of the United States Marshals Service

Author: David S. Turk

Published: August 2008

 
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