9781596296299

Wicked Waterbury : Madmen and Mayhem in the Brass City

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  • ISBN13:

    9781596296299

  • ISBN10:

    1596296291

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-01
  • Publisher: History Pr
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Summary

At the turn of the twentieth century, a trend of crime and corruption began in Waterbury that would forever tarnish Connecticut's "Brass City."

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
Early Ways
Danger Beyond the Fencep. 13
Revolution Introduced the Crime of Treasonp. 20
What We Do For Love
Victorian Love Trianglep. 23
Hanging Bessie Wakefieldp. 25
South End Shootoutp. 26
Barlow and the Poison Needlep. 27
Changing Times
Death by Trolleyp. 29
Wobblies in Waterburyp. 33
The Radium Girlsp. 42
Politics
Birth Control and the Catholic Churchp. 51
The Great Toilet Scandalp. 62
Two for Onep. 69
People Just Get Mad
A Neighborly Disputep. 71
The Mad Bomberp. 72
The Underbelly
Sin Cityp. 77
Racial Strifep. 81
Bad Boys
The Yom Kippur Murdersp. 91
Crane's Secret Lifep. 107
The Purolator Massacrep. 110
Fyodor's Deportmentp. 121
Bibliographyp. 125
About the Authorsp. 127
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