Bibliography & Resources

  • Books:
    • Carmer, Carl. Listen for a Lonesome Drum: A York State Chronicle. Quinn & Boden Company. Rahway, N.J. 1936.
    • Daniels, Harriet McDoual. Nine-Mile Swamp: A Story of the Loomis Gang. Alfred A. Knopf. New York, NY. 1941.
    • Thompson, Harold William. Body, Boots & Britches: Folktales, Ballads, and Speech from Country New York. 1939.
    • Torrey, E. Fuller. Frontier Justice: The Rise and Fall of the Loomis Gang. North Country Books. Utica, NY. 1992.
    • Torrey, E. Fuller. Ride With The Loomis Gang. North Country Books. Utica, Ny. 1998.
    • Walter, George William. The Loomis Gang. North Country Books. Sylvan Beach, NY. 1968.
  • Videos:
    • The Loomis Gang by APL-AndersonProductionsLTD NYC (The Loomis Gang tells the tale of the 19th century‚Äôs largest family crime syndicate from the perspective of a dedicated group of local history buffs and filmmaker Brian Peter Falk.)
  • Websites:
    • Explore the legends of the “Loomis Gang” and Nine Mile Swamp at LoomisLair.com
  • Scholarly Articles:
  • Newspaper Articles:
    • 1992: “Loomis gang rides again in new book” in Herkimer Evening Telegram, Herkimer, NY
    • 1990: “Program recalled Loomis gang career” in Herkimer Evening Telegram, Herkimer, NY
    • 1968: “Old Wild West Didn’t have much on the ‘Loomis Gang'” in Norwich Evening Sun, Norwich, NY
    • 1967: “Loomis gang not Ruffians” in Syracuse Herald Journal, Syracuse, NY
    • 1967: “Loomis gang aids Union cause” in Syracuse Herald Journal, Syracuse, NY
    • 1966: “Loomis gang ruled 7 counties a century ago” in Syracuse Herald American, Syracuse, NY
    • 1964: “Loomis gang rides” in Oneonta Star, Oneonta, NY
    • 1964: “Judge Roades feared no one – not even the Loomis gang” in Syracuse Post Standard, Syracuse, NY
    • 1955: “Legend says Jesse James and Loomis gangs passed loot” in Syracuse Herald Journal, Syracuse, NY
    • 1940: “The Loomis gang which terrorized the community 73 years ago” in The Cazenovia Republican, Cazenovia, NY
    • 1940: “Filkins may have used gangster ways” in The Cazenovia Republican, Cazenovia, NY
    • 1932: “Rackets of today had counterpart in Loomis Boys’ exploits years ago” in Syracuse Herald, Syracuse, NY
    • 1901: “Hunted down the Loomis gang” in Greene Chenango American, Greene, NY
    • 1893: “For of the Loomises – Deputy Sheriff’s war of extermination” in Decatur Wise County Messenger, Decatur, TX
    • 1880: “The sensational confession of a prisoner in the Western Pennslyvania penitentiary” in Warren Ledger, Warren, PA
    • 1877: “History of the Loomis Gang” in New York Sun, New York, NY
    • 1866: “The Loomis trouble revived” in Ogdensburg Daily Journal, Ogdensburg, NY