• Created Date
  • 1927
  • Description
  • Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were two Italian immigrants convicted of murdering two men during a 1920 armed robbery in South Braintree, Massachusetts. After a series of highly controversial trials, Sacco and Venzetti were executed on August 23, 1927. That same month, IWW members participated in a three-day protest of the pending executions. In Walsenburg, Colorado over 1,100 coal miners joined the protest, leading directly to the Color... more
    Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were two Italian immigrants convicted of murdering two men during a 1920 armed robbery in South Braintree, Massachusetts. After a series of highly controversial trials, Sacco and Venzetti were executed on August 23, 1927. That same month, IWW members participated in a three-day protest of the pending executions. In Walsenburg, Colorado over 1,100 coal miners joined the protest, leading directly to the Colorado Mine Strike of 1927-1928.PH Coll 922.42. less
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    Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x512 ppi. 2012