Pictured below are three pages from my great-grandfather’s original 1871 diary, which; along with the signature photo and Jesse James family photo, are now part of my copyrighted (C) Betty Dorsett Duke Collection. Jesse James […]
Of course, it’s not up to us to prove who is in the casket, Betty Dorsett Duke has already proven who it wasn’t. Jesse James was at his funeral but he wasn’t dead. The funeral photo, courtesy of the Phillips Collection, provides more proof that Jesse James lived & died in Texas at the age of 97.
A James family genealogist told me that the age-old mystery of Jesse James’ true fate could be solved by following his paper trail. I doubted what she said at first but have since learned she was right! […]
Jesse W. James Timeline Betty Dorsett Duke © Copyrighted 2011 Due to the eBay photograph of the James family providing visual proof that Jesse Woodson James got away with his own murder, the following chronicle […]
Now here’s a nice comment from the blog of American Experience Production Assistant, Tory Starr: “The new book The Smoking Gun, written by a woman claiming to be Jesse James’ great-granddaughter, claims that Robert Ford […]
WHOSE BODY WAS THE ‘STAR OF THE SHOW’ AT “JESSE JAMES” KILLING & BURIAL IN 1882? © BETTY DORSETT DUKE, 2009 Trying to solve this Jesse James history mystery is reminiscent of playing Clue, the […]