Investigations

Rogue Book

The Case:

Fifteen years ago, country music star and History Detectives fan Clint Black received a crumbling, faded scrapbook as a gift from his wife.  The cover reads “1909” and inside Clint found hundreds of clippings for lost and wanted men from the early 20th century. 

The antiques dealer who sold it to Clint’s wife says the book once belonged to the Sheriff of Leavenworth, KS.  Clint asks History Detectives host Elyse Luray to find out the purpose behind this book and more about the Sheriff who used it.

 

Update:

Viewer Chriss Harper wrote to us after we aired and told us his father once owned the book that Clint Black now owns. Read the full story in our blogpost and check out the fantastic images he sent us in the slideshow below.

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Aired:
Season 10, Episode 3

Detective:
Elyse Luray Location:
Leavenworth, Kansas and Tennessee

More Information

Leavenworth County Historical Society
1128 5th Avenue
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-682-7759
www.leavenworthhistory.org

First City Museum
743 Delaware Street
Leavenworth, KS 66048
913-682-1866
www.firstcitymuseums.org

Leavenworth Police Department from 1910

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