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In connection with a robbery and murders committed Apr. 1920 in South Braintree, Massachusetts, Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were indicted Sept. 1920 and prosecuted and convicted in 1921 in Norfolk Superior Court. After reviews of the trial and conviction by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and by an advisory committee appointed by Gov. Alvan T. Fuller and denial of petitions by defense counsel in the U.S. Supreme Court, the sentence of execution originally imposed on Sacco and Vanzetti was carried out Aug. 23, 1927.

From the description of Sacco and Vanzetti case file, 1920-1977 (bulk 1920-1932). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 180705830

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creatorOf Massachusetts. Division of State Police. Sacco and Vanzetti case file, 1920-1977 (bulk 1920-1932). Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
creatorOf Massachusetts. Dept. of State Police. Agency history record. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
creatorOf Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. Summaries of activities of Massachusetts State Police, 1929-1931. Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Archives
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associatedWith Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965. person
associatedWith Massachusetts. Dept. of State Police. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State. corporateBody
associatedWith Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927. person
associatedWith Thayer, Webster, 1857-1933. person
associatedWith Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts
Subject
Criminal investigation
Police, state
Sacco--Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921
Wiretapping
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Function
Investigating crime

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Active 1920

Active 1977

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