This episode we talk about one of the first serial killers in modern history. Herman Drenth, AKA Harry Powers, AKA Cornelius O. Pierson, AKA Joe Gildaw, AKA The Bluebeard of Quiet Dell, AKA The Bluebeard of Clarksburg, AKA The Lonely Hearts Murderer. Whatever name you know him by, he was a bad man.
Quiet Dell, WV Wiki
Clarksburg, WV Wiki
“Quiet Dell Murders: West Virginia’s Crime of the Century” - WV Culture article
”Harry Powers: Bluebeard of Quiet Dell” - Clarksburg Telegram article
“Hanging the bloodthirsty Bluebeard of Quiet Dell, W.Va.” - West Virginia Explorer article
“The Murders of the Eicher Family of Park Ridge in Quiet Dell, West Virginia“ - Chicago Tribune article
“Lonely Hearts Murderer” - Daily News article
“True crime: America's most notorious ladykiller” - Telegraph Article
“The Serial Killer Files” by Harold Schechter
Jackie Mitchell Wiki
“A baseball mystery: Did a teenage girl really strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig?” - WaPo Article
”The Jackie Mitchell Story” - Youtube
“1931: Teen Girl Strikes out Babe Ruth & Lou Gehrig, Is Promptly Fired” - didyouknowfacts
She-Wolf In My Heart (bonus) by Sergey Cheremisinov is licensed under a Attribution License.
Trio for Piano Violin and Viola by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.