With plump cheeks, Cupid's-bow lips and neatly combed hair,  Charles Arthur Floyd was indeed a "pretty boy."

With plump cheeks, Cupid's-bow lips and neatly combed hair, Charles Arthur Floyd was indeed a "pretty boy."

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.

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.

Pretty Boy Floyd's Gun | History Detectives | PBS

Pretty Boy Floyd's Gun | History Detectives | PBS

Gangster Era collage of Pretty Boy Floyd, Machine Gun Kelly, and John Dillinger_img466 by Wampa-One, via Flickr

Gangster Era collage of Pretty Boy Floyd, Machine Gun Kelly, and John Dillinger_img466 by Wampa-One, via Flickr

Pretty Boy Floyd "Wanted" Poster (1933)

Pretty Boy Floyd "Wanted" Poster (1933)

PRETTY BOY FLOYD (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK LP, 1960)

PRETTY BOY FLOYD (ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK LP, 1960)

Pretty Boy Floyd

Pretty Boy Floyd

Republican Agenda (haiku) "You can get robbed at - gun point by thugs or pen point - by politicians" Arlo Guthrie - Pretty Boy Floyd (Live at Farm Aid 1986)

Republican Agenda (haiku) "You can get robbed at - gun point by thugs or pen point - by politicians" Arlo Guthrie - Pretty Boy Floyd (Live at Farm Aid 1986)

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd Biography.  "If you'll gather 'round me, children,  A story I will tell  'Bout Pretty Boy Floyd, an outlaw,  Oklahoma knew him well." Woody Guthrie

Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd Biography. "If you'll gather 'round me, children, A story I will tell 'Bout Pretty Boy Floyd, an outlaw, Oklahoma knew him well." Woody Guthrie

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