2: Second series of "Palmer" raids in 33 cities throughout
25: Anarchist editors, Andrea Salsedo and Roberto Elia,
are detained by the Department of justice for questioning
in bomb plots.
15: Payroll hold-up and murders in South Braintree, Mass.
16-18: Anarchist Feruccio Coacci is arrested in Bridgewater
for his activities supporting Cronaca Sovversiva and deported
from New York City.
20: Anarchist Mike Boda, a fellow boarder of Coacci, is
interviewed by police, but not arrested. He is suspected of
involvement in Braintree affairs; a trap is later set for
him at garage where his car was to be repaired.
25-29: Vanzetti takes trip to New York City to see Carlo
Tresca about Salsedo-Elia affair.
2: Meeting in Boston of anarchists; Sacco, Vanzetti, Orciani,
Felicani, and others discuss Vanzetti's MY trip.
3: Salsedo falls to his death in New York City while in
custody of the Department of justice.
4: Sacco gets passport for himself and family to return
5: Sacco, Vanzetti, Boda, and Orciani go to Johnson house
to get Boda's car.
and Vanzetti are arrested in trap set for Boda.
6: Arrest of Orciani at home.
of Sacco and Vanzetti by Katzmann.
of Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee. Aldino Felicani is treasurer.
I: Orciani is released.
18: Vanzetti's preliminary hearing on Bridgewater charge;
he is held for Grand jury.
26: Sacco's preliminary hearing for South Braintree; Sacco
held for Grand jury.
11: Vanzetti indicted for Bridgewater holdup.
22-July 1: Vanzetti tried and convicted for Bridgewater
16: Vanzetti sentenced.
19: Fred Moore formally joins Sacco-Vanzetti defense upon
recommendations of Carlo Tresca.
11: Sacco and Vanzetti indicted for South Braintree crimes.
16: Wall Street explosion; it is attributed without proof
to Galleani group by newspapers throughout the country.
28: Sacco and Vanzetti plead not guilty.
Department of Justice begins surveillance of Sacco-Vanzetti
Defense Committee; it places an informer next to Sacco in
Defense Committee begins to publish Italian-language journal,
L'Agitazione, edited by Aldino Felicani.