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June 17, 2020
From the Ipswich Tribune
November 5, 1924 edition
OUTLAW QUEEN COULD BE ALL FEMININE AT TIMES
Belle Starr, outlaw queen of the old days in Texas and Oklahoma, wore her hair short and was particularly sweet to women, says the Detroit News. She lived for years on the proceeds of loot and lined up a gang of the meanest looking, hardest cursing, wildest riding and shooting hard-boiled customers in her particular parts of the cow country.
She used to call at women’s houses on her way home from leading her band on a robbery and she would talk feminine things with them, sing religious songs an...