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Duster used in Northfield bank raid
Description This linen duster was worn by one of the "James-Younger" gang at their raid on the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota on September 7, 1876. The gang wore dusters on their way into Northfield in order to conceal their guns but, once inside the bank, they dropped the dusters and demanded the money from the vault.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 50 centimeters width at shoulders (approximate)
111 centimeters length
Nomenclature Duster (outdoor overgarment)
Subjects Used by: Younger, James Hardin
Used in Northfield Bank Raid
Used in Northfield, Rice County, Minnesota, United States
Crime and punishment
Clothing. Men's Outerwear
Clothing. Women's Outerwear. Dusters
Dates Use: 09/07/1876
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 3609.H487.1