Gardner Museum Theft Located in Boston, Massachusetts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a historical site with a long and illustrious past. The museum was established in 1903 by Isabella Stewart Gardner to hold her extensive collection of artworks and artifacts from different cultures. In defiance of the traditions of her day, Isabella Stewart Gardner
Tensions of the time were reflected in the Sacco and Vanzetti trial of 1921, which was a watershed point in American history. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants, were arrested in Massachusetts and accused with murder and robbery. Red Scare anti-immigrant emotions and worries of radicalism obscured the trial’s many flaws.
The Great Brink’s Robbery One of the boldest and best-planned heists in U.S. history was the 1950 Great Brink’s Robbery. On January 17, 1950, armed thieves in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts, targeted the Brink’s Armored Car Depot. The robbers made off with a remarkable haul of about $2.7 million in cash, cheques, and