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Source: Alpena Evening News
Source type: newspaper
Document type: news column
Document title: “Local Events”
Author(s): anonymous
City of publication: Alpena, Michigan
Date of publication: 11 September 1901
Volume number: 3
Issue number: 36
Pagination: [3]

 
Citation
“Local Events.” Alpena Evening News 11 Sept. 1901 v3n36: p. [3].
 
Transcription
excerpt
 
Keywords
Leon Czolgosz (friends, acquaintances, coworkers, etc.); Leon Czolgosz (activities, whereabouts, etc.: Alpena, MI); Leon Czolgosz; Leon Czolgosz (as anarchist); anarchism (Alpena, MI).
 
Named persons
Leon Czolgosz [misspelled below].
 
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Local Events [excerpt]

     So many people can be found who know Czolgsz, the would-be assassin, that the circumstance has lost all its interets [sic]. A great many of the younger generation of Polish residents remember him well, but he is not remembered as possessing any special characteristics. It appears by the records that he was born in Detroit just as printed in his confession, pub[l]ished in this paper in full Tuesday. From there the family moved to Presque Isle county [sic] and subsequently to this city. When he moved away from here he was too young to mingle with anarchists, even had three [sic] been any here, and must have acquired his education ln tnis [sic] direction after leaving Alpena. No significance can be attached to the circumstance of his having lived here. If the city will act promptly in any case where there is evidence of a [sic] anarchy teachings, it will quickly offset any prejudice which there may be against the city.

 

 


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