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Old Timey Crimey #131: Victor Licata - ”Dope Evil”

Old Timey Crimey #131: Victor Licata - ”Dope Evil”

September 17, 2021

One night of horrifying violence that would have a reverberating effect on American attitudes toward marijuana for decades. Plus a rant, some snark, and reminiscing about the DARE program. 

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Sources: 
Paul Guzzo in the Tampa Bay Times
, and also here, Inside Detective Magazine via Reefer Madness Museum, JAMA Psychiatry, Earl Perkins in Thursday Review, Laura Smith on Timeline, Assassin of Youth via Herb Museum, Crimedoor, Mara Bovsun on NY Daily news

Wiki: Ybor City. Assassin of Youth. Decriminalization of Marijuana.

Newspapers.com:

The Brainard Clipper, Knoxville Journal, Anniston Star, El Paso Times.

Chronicling America:

Times-News

Music: 

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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Headless Horseman by Alexander Nakarada
Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6740-headless-horseman
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Old Timey Crimey #127: Brooke Hart - “Beep Beep”

Old Timey Crimey #127: Brooke Hart - “Beep Beep”

August 20, 2021

A young man is kidnapped, and an entire town loses its mind. 

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Sources:

Swift Justice: Murder and Vengeance in a California Town by Harry Farrell

Findagrave.

Nor Call Media Museum. 

Newspapers.com:

Santa Rosa Press Democrat.

San Francisco Examiner

Brooklyn Times Union

Oakland Tribune

California Digital Newspaper Collection:

San Jose Mercury News

Amanda Sedlak-Hevener on Ranker

Bob Calhoun on SF Weekly. 

Scott Herhold on Mercury News. 

Carl Nolte on SF Gate. 

Timothy Hughes on Rare and Early Newspapers. 

Jack Major on Major Smolinski

Wikipedia

Music: 

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

 

Old Timey Crimey #126: Jessie Costello - “Jawdropper”
Old Timey Crimey #124 - Timey After Timey in Pennsylvania

Old Timey Crimey #124 - Timey After Timey in Pennsylvania

July 30, 2021

In the first official Timey After Timey, Amber talks about Irene Schroeder's bonkers crime spree in the 1930s, and Kristy discusses the murder of Laurie Show in the 1990s. 

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Sources: 

Irene Schroeder

https://murderpedia.org/female.S/s/schroeder-irene.htm

https://www.wvgenweb.org/marshall/dague-schroeder.pdf

https://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/local_news/schroeder-dague-executed-85-years-ago-today/article_bdeb542a-2c5d-5e61-851b-3d27c442d92d.html

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/99299417/irene-schroeder

The book Family & Lies: Before there was Bonnie and Clyde There Was Gramma and Glenn by DJ Everette

 

Laurie Show Murder

Paul Smith. Fox43

Keith Schweigert. Fox43.

Niki T. Ingram. Philadelphia Bar. (review of book)

Jed Reinert. Lancaster Online.

Lambert v Blackwell et all. Judyrecords.

Murderpedia.

Ted Anthony. Herald-Journal

Laura Fries. Variety.

Tom Jicha. Sun Sentinel.

Kristal Hawkins. TruTV.

The Stalking of Laurie Show on YouTube.

 

Music: 

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Old Timey Crimey #123: Charley Ross - “Tea Party”

Old Timey Crimey #123: Charley Ross - “Tea Party”

July 23, 2021

The kidnapping that changed kidnapping in America. 

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Sources: 

Heather Thomas. Library of Congress Blog.

PBS: Whyy.

Findagrave.

Thomas Everly. Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies.

Carrie Hagen. SmithsonianMag.

Carrie Hagen. We Is Got Him: The Kidnapping that Changed America

Ryan Fin. Medium.

Meaghan Good. The Charley Project.

Jason Lucky Morrow. Historical Crime Detective.

History.com.

USHistory.org.

Newspapers.com:

Philadelphia Inquirer.

Yonkers Statesman.

Chronicling America:

NY Herald.

Music: 

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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Old Timey Crimey #109: Velma West - “Log Cabin”

Old Timey Crimey #109: Velma West - “Log Cabin”

April 16, 2021

She's not just a small town girl living in a lonely world, and she won't take the midnight train going anywhere. She will, however, take the roadster to a bridge party in Cleveland. 

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Music:

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Mark Gribben. Malefactor’s Register. http://malefactorsregister.com/wp/nightclub-girl-in-a-curfew-town/

Wikipedia. Perry, OH. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry,_Ohio#Demographics. Gene Malin. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gene_Malin

Mark Gilson. “The Historic Nursery Belt of Lake County.” Gardenopolis Cleveland. https://www.gardenopoliscleveland.org/2018/06/the-historic-nursery-belt-of-lake-county-part-1/

Murderpedia. https://murderpedia.org/female.W/w/west-velma.htm

Richard Raponi. Cleveland Historical. https://clevelandhistorical.org/index.php/files/show/1879

Sarah Pruitt. History.com. https://www.history.com/news/gay-culture-roaring-twenties-prohibition

Natalie Zarrelli. Atlas Obscura. https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/in-the-early-20th-century-america-was-awash-in-incredible-queer-nightlife

Cindy. Scandals and Sweets. https://scandalsandsweets.com/velma-west-iron-flapper-a-sad-ending-to-a-sad-life/

Mark J. Price. Beacon Journal. https://www.beaconjournal.com/article/20140622/news/306229547

Newspapers.com: Lancaster Eagle-Gazette, Brownsville Herald, News-Journal, The Circleville Herald, Times Herald

https://www.newspapers.com/search/#query=%22edward+west%22&p_province=us-oh&dr_year=1926-1927

LOC: Brownsville Herald. https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86063730/1927-12-26/ed-1/seq-6/#date1=1926&index=0&rows=20&words=Velma+West&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1928&proxtext=%22velma+west%22&y=10&x=11&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

https://murderpedia.org/female.W/w/west-velma.htm

 

Old Timey Crimey #108: Violet Gibson - “Trains and Ladies”

Old Timey Crimey #108: Violet Gibson - “Trains and Ladies”

April 9, 2021

A woman born into privilege tries to change history and comes closer than anyone else to doing so--and she doesn't even travel in time! That we know of. 

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Music:

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
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Secret of Tiki Island Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Sources:

"Dear You," short story about Gibson: https://accenti.ca/dear-you/

Kate Hickey. “The Irish woman who shot Mussolini in the face.” Irish Central. “https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/irish-woman-shot-mussolini

Wikipedia – Edward Gibson. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Gibson,_1st_Baron_Ashbourne. Mortification. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mortification_in_Catholic_theology. Bellamy Salute. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellamy_salute. Mussolini. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benito_Mussolini. Assassination Attempts. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_attempts_on_Benito_Mussolini

Frances Fahy. “Violet Gibson: The Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini.” Italics Magazine. https://italicsmag.com/2021/01/29/violet-gibson-the-woman-who-shot-mussolini/

Council Grove Republican, The Plain Speaker, The Age, Albuquerque Journal, Yonkers Herald via Newspapers.com https://www.newspapers.com/image/343683720/?terms=%22violet%20gibson%22&match=1

Society of Saint Francis. “Saint Francis and Brother Ass.” http://www.franciscanarchive.org.uk/1996jan-angelossf.html

Nora McGreevy. Smithsonian Mag. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1926-irish-woman-shot-benito-mussolini-and-almost-altered-history-forever-180977286/

Michael Sheils McNamee. BBC. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-56111443

NYTimes Magazine on Twitter. https://mobile.twitter.com/NYTmag/status/657618681204244480

Brian Koberlein. Forbes Magazine. https://www.forbes.com/sites/briankoberlein/2015/10/23/why-its-impossible-to-go-back-in-time-and-kill-baby-hitler/?sh=499e972229c0

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

https://www.openculture.com/?p=1088130

https://www.jstor.org/stable/1134640?seq=1

https://www.reddit.com/r/history/comments/loscaa/violet_gibson_the_irish_woman_who_shot_benito/

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/irish-woman-shot-mussolini

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/1926-irish-woman-shot-benito-mussolini-and-almost-altered-history-forever-180977286/

https://www.pri.org/stories/2021-03-17/woman-who-shot-benito-mussolini-was-forgotten-decades-ireland-wants-change

https://irelandxo.com/ireland-xo/history-and-genealogy/ancestor-database/violet-gibson

https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/a-shot-to-nothing-an-irishman-s-diary-on-the-dublin-woman-who-tried-to-assassinate-mussolini-1.2603844

https://www.irishpost.com/violet-gibson

 

Old Timey Crimey #101 - Lizzie Borden Part 2: “Flea Rags”

Old Timey Crimey #101 - Lizzie Borden Part 2: “Flea Rags”

February 19, 2021

PART 2 of the infamous murders of Abby and Andrew Borden looks at the trial, the aftermath, some weird shit that happened because people are weird, and finally--THEORIES! 

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
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Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

The Trial of Lizzie Borden by Cara Robertson

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_River,_Massachusetts

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

Evening World via LOC

Deborah Allard. Herald News. https://www.heraldnews.com/article/20150601/NEWS/150609465

Professor Douglas O. Linder and law students. Famous Trials. https://famous-trials.com/lizzieborden

Chronology. Lizzieandrewborden.com https://web.archive.org/web/20150402145937/http://lizzieandrewborden.com/crimelibrary/chronologies/chronology1789-1892.htm

Diana Griffiths. The Hatchet: A Journal of Lizzie Borden and Victorian Studies. https://ochm.medium.com/lizzie-borden-and-the-taunton-jail-d8224024666f

William F. Hanna. Old Colony History Museum. https://ochm.medium.com/lizzie-borden-and-the-taunton-jail-d8224024666f

Boston Globe. https://www.newspapers.com/image/430858491/?terms=Lizzie%20Borden&match=1

https://newengland.com/today/living/homes/lizzie-borden-house-fall-river/

 

https://www.legendsofamerica.com/lizzie-borden/

https://www.biography.com/news/lizzie-borden-life-after-murder-trial

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

https://www.womenshistory.org/articles/lizzie-borden-trial-1892

https://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2019/07/21/how-did-19th-century-axe-murderer-lizzie-borden-become-a-household-name/ideas/essay/

https://www.biography.com/crime-figure/lizzie-borden

https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/borden-parents-found-dead

https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/famous-murders/lizzie-borden/

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/why-19th-century-axe-murderer-lizzie-borden-was-found-not-guilty-180972707/

https://www.livescience.com/lizzie-borden-house-for-sale.html

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/81765/how-lizzie-borden-spent-her-life-after-being-acquitted

https://www.bustle.com/p/what-happened-to-lizzie-borden-after-the-murders-lizzie-gives-yet-another-take-on-the-story-11881038

Unresolved Mysteries, Reddit. https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedMysteries/comments/kodcvs/whats_your_weirdest_theory/

Old Timey Crimey #87: Amelia Dyer - “SOCIETY”

Old Timey Crimey #87: Amelia Dyer - “SOCIETY”

November 13, 2020

Amber and Kristy talk about one of the most prolific serial killers, and how she turned a profit with her murders. Kristy also gets mad at society. SOCIETY. 

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

 

Tony Rennell on Murderpedia. “The baby butcher: One of Victorian Britain's most evil murderers exposed.” 

Wikipedia. “Typhus.” “Amelia Dyer.” “Poor Law Amendment Act.” 

Wikitree. “Amelia Elizabeth (Hobley) Dyer.” 

Little Falls Weekly Transcript via LOC. 

Sarah Lee. BBC. “Amelia Dyer: The Victorian nurse who strangled babies."

BBC. “Victorian baby killer Amelia Dyer evidence found in loft.” 

Donna Patricia Ward. History Collection. “The Horrifying Truth of Britain’s Baby Butcher Amelia Elizabeth Dyer Revealed.” 

https://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/amelia-dyer-34349.php

https://www.in2013dollars.com/uk/inflation/1836

https://www.xe.com/currencyconverter/convert/?Amount=9197.93&From=GBP&To=USD

https://allthatsinteresting.com/amelia-dyer

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-berkshire-39330793

 

Old Timey Crimey #78: Jolly Jane Toppan - “Vegan Caramel”

Old Timey Crimey #78: Jolly Jane Toppan - “Vegan Caramel”

September 11, 2020

Hellooooo, nurse! No wait...go away, nurse, go away! This week, Scott, Amber, and Kristy talk about Jolly Jane Toppan, a nurse who cared about her patients in quite the opposite way a nurse should. 

 

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Music:

Evil Plan by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3725-evil-plan
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Breaktime by Kevin MacLeod
Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3457-breaktime
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Sources:

Kate Hickey. IrishCentral.com. “The deadly Irish American serial killer nurse Jolly Jane.” 
New England Historical Society."Jolly Jane Toppan, the Killer Nurse Obsessed With Death." 
Measuring Worth.com
Crime Museum. “Jane Toppan.” 
Boston Female Asylum Records, transcribed by Ann S Lainhart.. Joseph P Healey Library Digital Collections. 
Jane Toppan.” Emily Allen, Alana Averill, Emmeline Cook. Department of Psychology, Radford University. 
Harold Schechter. Fatal: The Poisonous Life of a Female Serial Killer. 
Atropine. K. McLendon & CV Preuss. National Institutes of Health
Jennifer Myers. Lowell Sun. “For 10 years, ‘Jolly Jane’ Poured Her Poison.” 
Find A Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162743788/elizabeth-stanford-brigham
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/162740485/ann-c-toppan
Bianca Myrtil. Film Daily
Amanda Sedlak-Hevener. Ranker. “13 Disturbing Facts About Jane Toppan, AKA 'The Angel Of Death.” 
St. Paul Globe on LOC.  Chronicling America « Library of Congress 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Toppan
Allthatsinteresting.com by Katie Serena.  
Deadly women wiki

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