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Lot #2036
Raymond Hamilton Original Vintage Photograph and Electrocution Sermon Program

Estimate: $400+
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Two items from the collection of Dallas Sheriff Smoot Schmid: an original vintage glossy 8 x 10 photo of Schmid with notorious Barrow Gang member Raymond Hamilton, bearing a Denny Hayes/Dallas Times Herald credit stamp on the reverse; and a pamphlet entitled "The Electrocution of Raymond Hamilton: A Sermon," by Pastor John R. Rice, 24 pages, 5.5 x 8.25, featuring the text of a sermon preached at the Fundamentalist Baptist Tabernacle on May 12, 1935, two days after Hamilton's execution. In overall fine condition, with the back cover of the pamphlet missing.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Gangsters, Outlaw & Lawmen
  • Dates: #503 - Ended June 23, 2017