Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The Axeman of New Orleans


Everitt, David. Human Monsters: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Worst Murderers. Chicago, IL: Contemporary Books, 1993.

Interviews with New Orleans resident and historian, Kalila Smith.

Jeffers, H. Paul. With an Axe. New York: Pinnacle, 2000.

Lane, Brian and Wilfred Gregg. The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. New York: Berkley, 1995.

Newton, Michael. The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. New York: Checkmark Books, 2000.

Saxon, Lyle, Edward Dreyer and Robert Tallant. Gumbo Ya Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales. Boston, MA: Houghton-Mifflin, 1945.

Shields, Alan. "The Axeman of New Orleans," an article sent to Kalila Smith with no identifying publication information.

Smith, Julie. The Axeman's Jazz. New York: Ivy Books, 1991. (A novel about a reincarnation of the Axeman.)

Smith, Kalila (Katherine). Journey into Darkness: Ghosts and Vampires of New Orleans. De Simonin Publications, 1998.

Tallant, Robert. Ready to Hang: Seven Famous New Orleans Murders, New York: Harper, 1952.

Tallant, Robert. Murder in New Orleans: Seven Famous Trials. New York: Harper, 1952.

Newspaper articles from the New Orleans archives from 1918-1919.

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