Sophie Gerson with Fellow Defendants

Sophie Gerson with fellow defendants, Amy Schecter and Vera Bush, three of the 16 labor activists charged with the murder of a Gastonia, N.C. police chief in 1929. The defendants were later acquitted.
Courtesy of the Gerson Family


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