The Lowry Gang Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains materials relating to the Lowry Gang contains newspaper clippings (original and photocopies), photographs, and more.
- Other: Majority of material found in Materials range in dates from ca. 1865 until present.
Biographical / Historical
The Lowry Gang was a group of outlaws in Robeson County, North Carolina. The group, led by Henry Berry Lowry (often spelled Lowrie or Lowerie), consisted of several members, including Lowry himself, who were American Indian.
The Lowry Gang was began in the early 1860s and remained prominent in Robeson County until approximately 1872 after Henry Berry Lowry mysteriously disappeared in February of that year. Rumors surrounding his disappearance continue to this day.
The Lowry Gang has been depicted in media in plays and films in recent decades.
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