Bostonians Jam Hall to Attend Anti-nazi Rally
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Bostonians Jam Hall to Attend Anti-nazi Rally

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Boston’s first large anti-Hitler demonstration, held here on Sunday, resulted in several persons being injured in the crush as 1,700 people tried to jam through the doors of Dorchester Manor to attend the meeting. Police reserves had to be called to control the crowd, which exceeded all expectations. Fifteen hundred people crowded around the building, which already held 2,000.

More than 700 persons marched through the Dorchester-Mattapan district in the parade which preceded the mass meeting. Signs denouncing Hitler and Hitlerism were carried. Maxwell Cohen and Israel Kolikof, commander of the Herbert J. Wolf Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, led the marchers. Members of the American Legion were in line as well as delegations from all the Hebrew societies in the district.

Senator Max Ulin presided at the meeting. The speakers included Congressmen John W. McCormack and William T. Connery, Dr. Frederick L. Andersen of the Andover-Newton Theological Seminary, Judge Jacob J. Kaplan, Alexander Brin, and Mrs. Jennie Loitman Baron.

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