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Old Timey Crimey #76: Alger Hiss - “Ideo-la-la-la-logies”

Old Timey Crimey #76: Alger Hiss - “Ideo-la-la-la-logies”

August 28, 2020

Was it treason? Was it a friendship gone wrong? Or was it MORE than friendship? The world may never know. This week we talk about Alger Hiss who maaaaybeee committed espionage but maaaaybeee didn't. 

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Sources: 

John Lowenthal. “Venona and Alger Hiss.” http://algerhiss.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/lowenthal.pdf

FBI.gov. “Alger Hiss.” https://www.fbi.gov/history/famous-cases/alger-hiss

A Tissue of Lies: Nixon vs. Hiss. Morton & Michael Levitt. 

Wikipedia. Alger Hiss, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alger_Hiss. International Juridical Association, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Juridical_Association. Navy V-12 program, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-12_Navy_College_Training_Program#Notable_graduates

James Thomas Gay. History net. “Was Washington official Alger Hiss a Communist Spy?” https://www.historynet.com/the-alger-hiss-spy-case-mayjune-98-american-history-feature.htm

Historynewsnetwork.org

CIA.gov

PBS.org

History.com

Janny Scott. New York Times. “Alger Hiss, Divisive Icon of the Cold War, Dies at 92.” https://web.archive.org/web/20091224132157/https://www.nytimes.com/1996/11/16/nyregion/alger-hiss-divisive-icon-of-the-cold-war-dies-at-92.html

Old Timey Crimey #75: Ladies’ Night - “Ménage à Tiny”

Old Timey Crimey #75: Ladies’ Night - “Ménage à Tiny”

August 21, 2020

Three ladies. Three cases. Three fascinating/badass/bonkers stories. 

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 Sources: 

https://murderpedia.org/female.A/a/abe-sada.htm

https://allthatsinteresting.com/sada-abe

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sada_Abe

Wikipedia

Crimeandinvestigation.co.uk

Southwarknews.co.uk

Stmuhistorymedia.org by Natalie Flores

Benjamin Welton. Listverse. 10 Lesser-Known Murders from the Roaring 20s.” https://listverse.com/2015/10/04/10-lesser-known-murders-from-the-roaring-twenties/

Mara Bovsun, Daily News. “Broadway butterfly, Dorothy King, dead in bed with her jewels gone.” https://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/broadway-butterfly-dorothy-king-dead-bed-jewels-article-1.116132

Mark Gribben. Malefactor’s Register. “The Butterfly Murders.” http://malefactorsregister.com/wp/the-butterfly-murders/

Findagrave. “Dot King.” https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/198849874/dot-king

Old Timey Crimey #74: The Colorado Mine Massacres - “Self-Explanatory Titles”

Old Timey Crimey #74: The Colorado Mine Massacres - “Self-Explanatory Titles”

August 14, 2020

Scott, Amber, and Kristy talk about not one, but two Colorado miners' strikes, in Ludlow and Columbine, that led to tragedy. 

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Sources:

Charles Bayard. Pacific Historical Review. “The 1927-1928 Colorado Coal Strike.” https://www-jstor-org.pitt.idm.oclc.org/stable/4492179?seq=1#metadata_info_tab_contents

Howard Zinn. Zinn Education Project. “Ludlow massacre.” https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/tdih/ludlow-massacre/

Wikipedia. “Ludlow massacre.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludlow_Massacre; “John Chase” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Chase_(general)#Chase_and_Mother_Jones; “Columbine Mine Massacre,” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbine_Mine_massacre; “Milka Sablich,” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amelia_Milka_Sablich

Ben Mauk. The New Yorker. “The Ludlow Massacre Still Matters.” https://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-ludlow-massacre-still-matters

Caleb Crain. The New Yorker. “There Was Blood.” https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2009/01/19/there-was-blood

PBS. “American Experience: The Rockefellers. “http://www.shoppbs.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/rockefellers/sfeature/sf_8.html

Perry Eberhart. Lafayette History “The 1927 Columbine Mine Massacre: Trouble in Serene.” https://www.lafayettehistory.com/the-1927-columbine-mine-massacre-trouble-in-serene/

Sam Lowry on Libcom. https://libcom.org/history/1927-colorado-miners-strike-and-columbine-mine-massacre

University libraries/University of Washington

https://timeline.com/rockefellers-hired-militias-to-shoot-at-strikers-in-ludlow-massacre-115ae488164c

https://digitalcollections.lib.washington.edu/digital/collection/social/id/3023/

Findagrave.com

Old Timey Crimey #73: The Lawson Family Murders - “Raisins Are the Real Crime”

Old Timey Crimey #73: The Lawson Family Murders - “Raisins Are the Real Crime”

August 7, 2020

Scott, Amber, and Kristy discuss the Lawson family murders of 1929, with bonus hatred for dried grapes. 

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Sources:

Neill Caldwell. The Stokes News. “90 Years Gone.” https://www.thestokesnews.com/news/23397/90-years-gone

Murder of the Lawson Family. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_the_Lawson_family

Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle. “Lawson Murder, The (Charlie Lawson).” The Ballad Copyright Index,
Fresno State. http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/LF35.html

M. Bruce Jones and Trudy J. Smith. “White Christmas, Bloody Christmas.” 

Brooke Cain. The News & Observer. “All in the family: Notorious NC murders that struck close to home.” https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article222789440.html

Wautaga Democrat & Elizabeth City, NC Independent, accessed via LOC Chronicling America. https://bit.ly/2EuJk1r

https://medium.com/murder-mystery-and-mayhem-in-the-old-north-state/the-lawson-family-murders-229b83b4d292

http://www.planetslade.com/murder-lawson-family.html

 https://www.news.com.au/news/secret-behind-photo-in-lawson-family-christmas-day-massacre-when-seven-people-died/news-story/080cd6dcee54a210d70098ca45dc3851 

 https://murderpedia.org/male.L/l/lawson-charles-davis.htm 

 rockinghamnow.com by Susie C. Spear

 findagrave.com 

 vacreeper.com 

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