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The Pinkertons

Fred J. Cook

The Pinkertons

by Fred J. Cook

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Pinkerton"s National Detective Agency -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pinkerton"s National Detective Agency.,
    • Private investigators -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Detectives.

    • About the Edition

      Details some of the most celebrated cases of the famous detective agency during its 125-year existence.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Fred J. Cook.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8087 .C66
      The Physical Object
      Pagination183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5421786M
      ISBN 100385079990, 0385042035
      LC Control Number73015331

      Allan Pinkerton is the author of a book ‘Spy of The Rebellion’ which was released in This book which was based on Allan’s real-life experiences as a detective has been the subject of many controversies. Many criticize Pinkerton’s intention of writing the book as a . PINKERTONS' ALL-SEEING EYE (and the history of fingerprinting) Last year I read an interesting book, LEAVENWORTH TRAIN by Joe Jackson; published by Carrol and Graf, Its main theme is the true story of an innocent man who, through guilt by association, is convicted of train robbery in He's thrown into the recently built and much.

        The Hardcover of the The Pinkertons by Fred J. Cook at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Use up arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+up arrow) and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow Pages: About the Book. Hattie Lawton was a young Pinkerton detective who with her partner, Timothy Webster, spied for the U.S. Secret Service during the Civil War. Working in Richmond, the two posed as husband and wife. A dazzling blonde from New York and a handsome Englishman, both with checkered pasts, they were matched in charm, cunning, duplicity.

      Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. The Pinkertons: The Detective Dynasty That Made History. James D. Horan. Crown Pubs. p. hardcover no dust jacket, boards bumped/scuffed, tight binding, text clean very good condition, solid copy Seller Inventory # ABE More information about this seller | Contact this.   Allan Pinkerton realized that good quality raw materials for his barrels were easily obtained on a small deserted island close to town. He decided that instead of paying others to provide him with the materials, he would travel to the island and get it himself. However, once he got to the island, he saw signs of habitation.


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This book is a well researched history of the Pinkertons. It seems to objectively report bad times as well as good. This country had no national police force until the early 's. The Pinkertons filled the need for a national and international data base and Cited by: The Pinkertons: The Detective Agency That Made History.

by James D. Horan | Jan 1, An Agent for Claudette (The Pinkerton Matchmaker Book 4) by Christine Sterling and V. McKevitt. out of 5 stars Kindle $ $ 0. Free. "Pinkerton's Great Detective" is the story of James McParland, a detective who had a storied career in the late s and early s.

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Pinkerton guards are hired to prevent looting after the Great Fire in Chicago. With the death of Allan Pinkerton, the agency is taken over by his two sons, Robert and William. s Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency has 2, active Phone: () Very happy to know this information-pinkerton may be dead but dashiell hammett a pinkerton man whose book was made into classic movie-the maltese falcon starring humphrey bogart and ingrid bergman may carry on what people like pinkertons legacy-are lot of detectives around I guess-used to read detective digest published in india by the globe detective agency-wonder if they.

Describing these circumstances, biographer Frank Horan stated in his book The Pinkertons: The Detective Dynasty That Made History, "What was needed at the time to fill the niche between the lack of rural law and the incompetence of corrupt urban law-enforcement organizations, was a private police force that could move across local, county, and.

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Pinkerton is your trusted source for investigative services. With over years of experience, see why we are the leading private investigation agency. Allan Pinkerton, (born AugGlasgow, Scotland—died July 1,Chicago, Illinois, U.S.), Scottish-born detective and founder of a famous American private detective agency.

Pinkerton was the son of a police sergeant who died when Allan was a child, leaving the family in great poverty.

Allan found work as a cooper and soon became involved in Chartism, a mass Written: Find the complete The Adirondack Pinkertons book series by Tracey J. Lyons. Great deals on one book or all books in the series.

Free US shipping on orders over $ Inventing the Pinkertons examines the evolution of the agency as a pivotal institution in the cultural history of American monopoly capitalism. Historian S. Paul O’Hara intertwines political, social, and cultural history to reveal how Scottish-born founder Allan Pinkerton insinuated his way to power and influence as a purveyor of valuable Author: Stephen P.

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The Pinkertons are raw, honest garage rock - yet still pop music in every sense. Inspired by Followers: K. The Pinkertons TV Series follows Allan Pinkerton, his son William, and America’s first female detective, Kate Warne, as they solve crimes in the wild west.

Long before the FBI and the Secret Service, the Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency was the most feared law enforcement organization in the land.

User Review - Flag as inappropriate this history is about one-half casework, one-third about the pinkerton family and one-sixth about the company. the company history traces the founding of the company by allan pinkerton to the late 60s (when the book was published), under robert and william.

the core business was and still is security. this company history includes the basic 3/5(1). The Pinkertons (a Titles & Air Dates Guide) Last updated: Tue, 5 May In the aftermath of the American Civil War, the nation's first female detective opens an office in Kansas City for the Pinkertons, a father and sons who are in the process of creating a world-famous crime-solving agency by mixing traditional tactics with undercover.

Rather an enormous volume, justified in that the Pinkertons were certainly involved in part of our most violent and notorious past.

Dubbed ""America's Scotland Yard"" by the British, the detective agency had its genesis with the genius of Allen Pinkerton who exercised tyrannical control and whose insistence on his own infallibility almost ruined General McClellan during the Civil War.

In the book, Siringo called the Pinkertons “a monster agency,” accusing them of organizing mass voter fraud and ginning up false evidence, among other crimes. Siringo published the book Author: Rebecca Onion. Editorial Reviews. Rushforth’s second novel, which took him twenty-five years to write, is set in Edwardian New York and takes place on a single day, largely in the avid mind of its heroine, Alice Pinkerton, a bibliophilic spinster with a stammer and a Author: Peter Rushforth.

Book Wizard; EXPAND PRODUCT DETAILS. Pinkerton, Behave. By Steven Kellogg, Steven Kellogg. Grades. PreK-K,K. Genre. Fiction. Pinkerton doesn't understand his owner's commands. When told to come, he jumps out the window. When asked to fetch the newspaper, he destroys it. Pinkerton's desperate owner sends him to obedience school, but.

The Pinkertons tackle their first cold case after a skeleton turns up on the outskirts of Kansas City. When the search for a suspect leads them to Logan's doorstep, Will and Kate must face the possibility that the Sheriff is a killer.Inventing the Pinkertons examines the evolution of the agency as a pivotal institution in the cultural history of American monopoly capitalism.

Historian S. Paul O’Hara intertwines political, social, and cultural history to reveal how Scottish-born founder Allan Pinkerton insinuated his way to power and influence as a purveyor of valuable.Pinkertons: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try 5/5(8).