Request for Shep Hurd on stage, Bangor, October 14, 1937

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In 1937 Stanley Willis of the Hotel Metropolitan in Boston, Massachusetts sent this telegram to Everett S. "Shep" Hurd to see if he was interested in making theater and nightclub appearances. Mr. Hurd became a celebrity after alerting law enforcement authorities to the presence of the Brady Gang in Bangor.

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  • Title: Request for Shep Hurd on stage, Bangor, October 14, 1937
  • Creator: Postal Telegraph
  • Creation Date: 1937-10-14
  • Subject Date: 1937-10-14
  • Location: Bangor, Penobscot County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 16.5 cm x 21.5 cm
  • Local Code: 2009.004.0033.A
  • Collection: Brady Gang Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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

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