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Northfield Raid & the James-Younger Gang: Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"The Northfield Bank Raid," by Harold B. Kildahl.
In Journal of the West, vol. 28, no. 3 (July 1989): pp. 67-72.
MNHS call number: F591 .J86 v.28:3

"Where Oh Where Were the James Boys When the Northfield Bank Was Robbed?" by Joseph W. Zalusky.
In Hennepin County History, vol. 22, no. 4 (Spring 1963): pp. 20-22.
MNHS call number: F612.H52 H4 v.22:4

Showdown at Northfield: Jesse and Frank James, Three Younger Brothers, and Three Other Outlaws Got Far More Than They Had Bargained For When They ’Invaded’ Minnesota, by Donald L. Gilmore. 
In Wild West. Aug. 1996, p. 36-40, 86-88.
MNHS call number: HV6446.J3 G45 1996


Shot All to Hell: Jesse James, the Northfield Raid, and the Wild West’s Greatest Escape, by Mark Lee Gardner. 
New York, NY : William Morrow, 2013. 
MNHS call number: HV6446.J3 G37 2013

Faithful Unto Death: The James-Younger Raid on the First National Bank Northfield, Minnesota, September 7, 1876, by John Koblas.
Northfield, Minn.: Northfield Historical Society, 2001.
MNHS call number: HV6661.M62 K632 2001

The Jesse James Northfield Raid: Confessions of the Ninth Man, by John Koblas.
St. Cloud, Minn.: North Star Press of St. Cloud, 1999.
MNHS call number: HV6661.M62 K63 1999

Robber and Hero: The Story of the Northfield Bank Raid, by George Huntington.
St. Paul, Minn.: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1986.
MNHS call number: HV6452.M6 N8 1986

Youngers' Fatal Blunder: Northfield, Minnesota, by Dallas Cantrell.
San Antonio, Tex.: Naylor Co., 1973.
MNHS call number: HV6661.M62 1876 .C35

The Escapades of Frank and Jesse James, by Carl W. Breihan.
New York: F. Fell Publishers, 1974.
MNHS call number: Reading Room HV6446.J3 B843

The Border Outlaws, by James W. Buel.
St. Louis, Mo.: Historical Publishing Co., 1881.
MNHS call number: HV6446.A7 B8 1881

Film & Video

Jesse James and the Northfield Bank Raid, produced by Donald Knox.
St. Paul, Minn.: Twin Cities Public Television, 1981.
Story of the robbery of the First National Bank in Northfield on September 7, 1876, by the James-Younger Gang.
MNHS call number: Videotape 641 

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