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on verso, by unknown hand, upper left in graphite inverted: #2325NY; center left crossed out: #213; center Acme Newspictures copyright stamp in black ink perpendicular; lower center printed in black ink on applied blue paper inverted: 43264 / SACCO-VANZETTI'S PROTEST MEETING AND ONE HOUR STRIKE / ENDS IN RIOT. / NEW YOEK [sic] - While several thousand members of various Unions / attended a one hour protest strike and meeting in Union / Square of this city, and everything was running smoothly / about a thousand left wing Communists charged the meeting / with a resulting riot. Many heads were cracked in the ensuing / melee. Several hundred police vainly tried to maintain / order, desisting wherever possible in the use of their / clubs. (See wire news) PHOTO SHOWS- the meeting before / th[e] left wingers arrived and started trouble. / YOUR CREDIT LINE MUST READ (ACME); lower right stamped in purple ink: REFERRED-E. DEPT. / AUG 27 29 / N.E.A.

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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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