A prison guard sits with (left to right) Bartolomeo Vanzetti and
who were convicted of murdering a paymaster.
Bartolomeo Vanzetti and Nicola Sacco, with his wife Rosina Sacco,
waiting in the prisoners' dock.
The two Italian immigrants were the
defendants in one of the most controversial murder
American history, which lasted over seven years and resulted in
The photo shows the men accused of murdering the South Braintree
paymaster and guard,
as they left the courthouse accompanied by a
Judge Webster Thayer