Dakin Sporting Goods Hunting And Fishing Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937

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Storefront window and display of Dakin Sporting Goods Co. owned by Everett S. "Shep" Hurd and located at 25 Central Street. Window shows hunting and fishing equipment and supplies.

The Brady Gang, wanted for multiple robberies and murders, purchased firearms and ammunition from this store in the fall of 1937 prior to their famous shootout with law enforcement officers on October 12 at about 8:30 am on the street in front of the store.

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  • Title: Dakin Sporting Goods Hunting And Fishing Window Display, Bangor, ca. 1937
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 23.5 cm x 18.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2009.004.021
  • Collection: Brady Gang Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Bangor Historical Society
159 Union Street, Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 942-1900

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