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retouching across recto in gray paint; lower center printed in black ink on applied paper: WATCH YOUR CREDIT....380110 / INTERNATIONAL NEWSREEL PHOTO / SLUG (SACCO-VANZETTI) / SACCO AND VANZETTI FACE DEATH / AS GOV. FULLER DENIES REPRIEVE / BOSTON....PHOTO SHOWS LEFT TO RIGHT / BARTOLOMEO VANZETTI AND NICOLO [sic] / SACCO, CONDEMNED RADICALS, WHO / WILL VERY LIKELY XXX GO TO THEIR / DEATH IN THE ELECTRIC CHAIR ON / AUGUST 10TH, ENDING XXXXXXXX ONE OF / THE MOST SENSATIONAL CRIMINAL CASES / IN THE HISTORY OF THIS COUNTRY. / THEIR FATE HAS HUNG IN THE BALANCE / FOR SEVEN YEARS, AND WAS DETERMINED / WHEN GOV. FULLER, AFTER AN EXHAUSTIVE / REVIEW OF THE EVIDENCE AND REPORTS / FURNISHED BY A SPECIAL EXAMINING / BOARD. / FMABC. 8-4-27; on verso, by unknown hand, top center in graphite: Bartolomeo Vanzetti / Nicola Sacco; upper right in black ink: ✓; center in graphite: 8-9-27

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Mary and Dan Solomon, Monarch Beach, CA; gift to NGA, 2018.

Associated Names
Solomon, Dan and Mary
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