Jessica Henderson, activist
Ch. 1: Family life, 1800's-1952
Ch. 2: The "3 V's"
Ch. 3: A Pacifist during the World War
Ch. 4: Women's Suffrage
Ch. 5: Political Radicalism
Pictures and other sources
Political Radicalism sources
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This is about Ms. Henderson helping out in the Sacco and Vanzetti case.
May 1919 Globe article describing May Day riots about which Henderson would later testify
This article clipping is about Vanzetti's sister visiting him in Jail.
Sacco-Venzetti Defense Committee Statement
Communists Try To Disrupt Beal Defense Action
This clipping is about Ms. Henderson citing how a certain doctor has become very sick.
Article talking about the consequences for the people in the riots Ms. Henderson partook in.
Exiled German Editor speaks about Fascism.
This is about Ms. Henderson testifying in a court case.
Communists in our community?
Gitlow and the Communist Party.
In Kentucky Coal Fields
This is a newspaper clipping about Vanzetti thinking Ms. Henderson for her support of him and his sister.
This is another newspaper clipping about Ms. Henderson's help with Vanzetti and his sister.
This too is another newspaper clipping about Vanzetti thanking Ms. Henderson
This is the final clipping about Vanzetti thinking Ms. Henderson.