Monthly Archives: May 2014

Mata Hari Spies for the Germans in WWI

Margaretha Geertruida Zelle (known as M’Greet from early childhood) was born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands in 1875, the eldest of four children and the only girl. Her father owned a hat shop, and was affluent enough to give Margaretha a lavish … Continue reading

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Sacco and Vanzetti Tried for Murder

One of the most polarizing trials of the early 20th century. Back in 1920, workers at the Slater & Morrill shoe factory of South Braintree, MA, were paid in cash. The money to be paid out on April 15 totaled … Continue reading

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