The Gangsters: Charles Arthur “Pretty Boy” Floyd - Modern Day Robin Hood or Notorious Killer?
Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd ... The Roaring 20’s was a time of great celebration and independence, but in Oklahoma, it was also a time of bootleggers, outlaws, and gangsters. Floyd's image changed during the last 5 years of his life. He was always known as a local “Robin Hood”, but after he gained national attention, he vaulted to the status of “hero” to the common man.
(above)Thousands of people flocked to the funeral of Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd in 1934 to view his corpse.(below)A battered and chiseled marker is all that covers the grave of the famed gangster at a cemetery in Atkins, Oklahoma