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Old Timey Crimey #72: John Bodkin Adams - “Trauma Postcards”

Old Timey Crimey #72: John Bodkin Adams - “Trauma Postcards”

July 31, 2020

Amber, Scott, and Kristy talk about Dr. John Bodkin Adams, a doctor who had a bad case of lovin'...money. With bonus thunderstorms!

Do you think Adams ever did what he did in the name of compassion? Or was it always for money and Rolls Royces? Come tell us on FacebookTwitteror Insta.

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Sources:

Dr. John Cocker. Doctor’s Review. http://www.doctorsreview.com/history/john-bodkin-adams/

Ciaran Conliffe. Headstuff.org. “John Bodkin Adams, A Curious And Dubious Doctor.” https://www.headstuff.org/culture/history/terrible-people-from-history/john-bodkin-adams-a-curious-and-dubious-doctor/

“John Bodkin Adams.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bodkin_Adams#Edith_Alice_Morrell

Cameron Mitchell. BBC. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-northern-ireland-35606070

Findagrave.com

https://www.crimeandinvestigation.co.uk/crime-files/dr-john-bodkin-adams

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bodkin_Adams

https://murderpedia.org/male.A/a/adams-john-bodkin.htm

https://www.truecrimeauctionhouse.com/letters-1/john-bodkin-adams-signed-letter

Old Timey Crimey #71: George Joseph Smith - “Murder Vocab”

Old Timey Crimey #71: George Joseph Smith - “Murder Vocab”

July 24, 2020
Kristy, Scott, Amber, and special guest Jamie talk about George Joseph Smith, also known as the Brides in the Bath murderer.
 
Come on over to Facebook, Twitter, or Insta and tell us what you think: Did Smith just get lucky with his modus operandi, or was there more to it?
 
Don't forget to come by our Patreon and check out our extra content and other offerings. 
 
Sources:
 
Eric W. Nye, Currency Converter. https://www.uwyo.edu/numimage/currency.htm
 
 
“George Joseph Smith and the ‘Brides in the Bath’ case.” History By the Yardk. http://www.historybytheyard.co.uk/brides_in_bath.htm
 
 
“George Joseph Smith.” Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Joseph_Smith
 
 
Murderpedia. “George Joseph Smith.” https://murderpedia.org/male.S/s/smith-george-joseph.htm
 
Meghan Good. Executed Today. “1915: George Joseph Smith, Brides in the Bath murderer” https://www.executedtoday.com/2011/08/13/1915-george-joseph-smith-brides-in-the-bath-murderer/
thegenealogist.co.uk
 
Bonus Episode: Old Tiny Crimey #31 - Max Hassel & the Sewer Rats

Bonus Episode: Old Tiny Crimey #31 - Max Hassel & the Sewer Rats

July 21, 2020
Friend of the show Jamie joins Scott, Kristy, and Amber to tell them a story of ingenuity and criminal enterprise.
 
You can find more bonus episodes on our Patreon!
 
Sources:
 
Taggert, Edward A., “Beer Baron Max Hassel” Historical Review of Berks County (Summer 1997). https://www.berkshistory.org/multimedia/articles/beer-baron-max-hassel/
“Taxpaids - Non-Scott-Listed US Revenues,” http://www.rdhinstl.com/taxpaid.htm
Taggart, Ed “Bootlegger: Max Hassel Billionaire Newsboy” 2003. (GoogleBook)
Breweriana Aficionado, “Max Hassel: The Beer Baron of Berks County." https://www.brewaf.com/history/prohibition/max-hassel/
Unchartered Lancaster, “To Keep the beer flowing during prohibition One Beer Barron Ran a 3000-foot Suds Filled Hose through The Sewers of Lancaster” June 7, 2020. http://www.unchartedlancaster.com
Reynolds, Patrick Pennsylvania Profiles Volume 10 “The Hidden Beer Hose” 1986.
Murse, Tom. Lancaster Online, Underground odyssey: What it's like to slog through a sewer tunnel beneath Lancaster Nov 22, 2002. https://lancasteronline.com/news/local/underground-odyssey-what-its-like-to-slog-through-a-sewer-tunnel-beneath-lancaster/article_c0507c10-f0f9-11e9-a3c9-dbdeb763892f.html
Lancaster New Era, April 13, 1933 “Clues looked for Here in Hassle Death”
The Daily Record, April 13, 1933 “Two Syndicate Heads Found Murdered In Hotel at Elizabeth.”
Reading Times, April 15, 1933 “Thousands Crowd Streets and Roads at Hassel Funeral”
Intellegencer Journal March 18,1932 “Workman Finds Pipe Line In City Sewers”
Lancaster New Era March 18, 1933 “Hassel Gang is Linked to Pipes in Sewers Near Local Brewery”
Intellegencer Journal March 30, 1933 “City to Utilize Seized Beer Line to Flush Sewers.”
Grobman, Laurie and Didow, Jessica Images of America: Jewish Reading and Berks County, 2011. (GoogleBook)
Old Timey Crimey #70: Jack the Ripper 3 - The Suspects

Old Timey Crimey #70: Jack the Ripper 3 - The Suspects

July 17, 2020

We talk about 10 of the most interesting/most likely suspects, as well as a few of the "out there" suspect theories. 

Many, many thanks again to Chris Garcia for all his insight and knowledge! We couldn't have done this without him. 

Go take a look at the Journey Planet zine, as mentioned on the show. 

Vote for your most likely Jack the Ripper suspect here! Then come on over to FacebookTwitteror Insta and tell us who you voted for and why.

Don't forget to come on by our Patreon and check out our offerings there! Or you can leave a buck on the nightstand: Paypal us at oldtimeycrimey@gmail.com.

Sources:

Druitt. Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/suspects/druitt.html

Druitt. Jacktheripper.org. https://www.jack-the-ripper.org/druitt.htm

Chapman.  Jacktheripper.org. https://www.jack-the-ripper.org/chapman.htm

Chapman. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Chapman_(murderer)

Prince Albert Victor. Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/suspects/eddy.html

Tumblety. Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/suspects/tumblety.html

Thomas Neill Cream. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Neill_Cream#Chicago

Thomas Neill Cream. Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/suspects/cream.html

William Gull. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Gull#Links_to_the_1888_Whitechapel_murders

 whitechapeljack.com

crimedreads.com

David Allen, Daily Bulletin. 

Jacktheripper.com

Old Timey Crimey #69: Jack the Ripper 2 - The Victims

Old Timey Crimey #69: Jack the Ripper 2 - The Victims

July 10, 2020

In part 2 of our 3-part Jack the Ripper series, his victims--Polly, Annie, Liz, Kate, and Mary Jane--are discussed. We talk about the canonical five, their lives, complexities, and struggles, as well as other speculative victims. Plus, Scott tells us about some imaginary 19th century diseases.

Thanks again to Chris Garcia for joining us!

Check out our social media: FacebookTwitterInsta

Go take a look at the Journey Planet zine, as mentioned on the show. 
 
Don't forget to come on by our Patreon and check out our offerings there! Or you can leave a buck on the nightstand: Paypal us at oldtimeycrimey@gmail.com. 

Sources:

Hallie Rubenhold. The Five: The Untold Stories of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper
Jack the Ripper.org. "The Funeral of Mary Nichols." https://www.jack-the-ripper.org/mary-nichols-funeral.htm
"Annie Chapman." Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annie_Chapman#Funeral
Casebook. "Liz Stride." https://www.casebook.org/victims/stride.html
Jack the Ripper: the Definitive History by Donald Rumbelow
met.police.uk
historyhit.com
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_the_Ripper

Old Timey Crimey #68: Jack the Ripper 1 - The Murders

Old Timey Crimey #68: Jack the Ripper 1 - The Murders

July 3, 2020

This week begins a three-week journey through the world of Jack the Ripper and his victims with special guest Chris Garcia. Part 1: Timeline and Investigation. Plus, Christopher Walken stops by again, and he brings his good pal Christopher Walken.

Check out our social media: FacebookTwitterInsta

Go take a look at the Journey Planet zine, as mentioned on the show. 
 
Don't forget to come on by our Patreon and check out our offerings there! Or you can leave a buck on the nightstand: Paypal us at oldtimeycrimey@gmail.com. 

Sources:

Dr. Elizabeth Murray. Forensic History: Crimes, Frauds, & Scandals. The Great Courses Plus. 

Larry S. Barbee. Casebook: Jack the Ripper. http://jack-the-ripper.com/

Stawell Heard. “The Victim Photographs.” Casebook. https://www.casebook.org/dissertations/rip-photos.html

Jack the Ripper. https://www.jack-the-ripper.org/timeline.htm

Jack the Ripper CSI – Then and Now. Youtube: Jack the Ripper Tour. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=666&v=cEv8UsvFIU8&feature=emb_logo

Whitechapel Jack.com “The Investigation.” https://whitechapeljack.com/jack-the-ripper-investigation/

"The Complete Jack the Ripper." Donald Rumbelow.

"The Five." Haley Rubenhold.

historyhit.com

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_the_Ripper

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/jack-the-ripper-identity-study-aaron-kominski-809808/

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