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Reflecting Back on the Trial Of Sacco & Vanzetti

August in the North End conjures up images of feasts, children playing outside, and residents gathering in the parks; but there’s a darker memory associated with this time of year: On the 23rd of August in 1927, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were executed via electrocution after being declared guilty of robbery and murder. The Read More…

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Presentation to Remember the Sacco & Vanzetti Trial Aug. 26

The Sacco Vanzetti Commemoration Society presents a look at the 1920-1927 case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti on Monday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston Street. These two Italian immigrants were found guilty of robbery and murder and executed in 1927. Fifty years later, it was declared Read More…

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Sacco & Vanzetti: Storie D’Immigrazione Italiana Negli Stati Uniti

The Fondazione Giorgio Amendola, in collaboration with the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts and I AM Books, presents a day of initiatives and discussions focusing on immigration and the figures of Sacco and Vanzetti on Saturday, May 11 at the Dante Alighieri Cultural Center in Cambridge, MA. There will be a documentary screening, immigration workshop, Read More…

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Sacco & Vanzetti and African Meeting House on Fall Program List for Historical Society

The North End Historical Society has announced two Fall programs described below. FALL PROGRAMS The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti: Justice on Trial October 4 (Thursday) at 6:00 p.m. Otis House Museum, 141 Cambridge Street, West End, Boston Join us for a lecture presented by Barbara Berenson, senior attorney with the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Read More…