Scottsboro Boys Trials
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This telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro is signed by a group of Berlin-based intellectuals--"Professor Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Kaete Collwitz, Alfons Goldschmidt, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Karl von Ossietzky."…

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This telegram from 25,000 workers and 1,000 visitors of Rote Hilfe Schweiz (Red Aid in Switzerland) protests "the death of those Negro boys." It protests their deaths following the 1931 stay of execution pending appeal to the Alabama Supreme Court.…

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This resolution from 400 workers and farmers assembled for the May Day Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, protests the conviction of Haywood Patterson at the 1933 trial and demands immediate release for all the Scottsboro Boys. It connects…

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The Russian Farmers and Workers Maxim Gorky Club attribute the March 1933 Haywood Patterson verdict to "rampant class hatred and wanton persecution of colored people by the courts of the ruling class of the USA." The resolution demands the immediate…

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The Labour Defence League National Headquarters in Wellington, New Zealand, demands the immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys. The resolution notes "hundreds" of letters of protest from New Zealand workers citing the "true facts" of the case.…

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Union des Ouvriers de la Solidarité Économique d'Haiti protests the Alabama Supreme Court's decision to uphold the execution of the Scottsboro Boys and calls for their immediate and unconditional release. The resolution includes a specific…

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Schutz-Verband Deutscher Katastrophenopfer E.V. calls for the release of the Scottsboro defendants. The resolution describes the implications for human civilization if the Scottsboro Boys are killed instead of cared for and views the case from an…

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In this resolution, the International Class War Prisoners Aid (ICWPA), Australian Section, protest the 1931 Scottsboro trial sentencing and demand the immediate, unconditional release of the defendants. The document includes efforts to compare…

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The Federated Ironworkers' Association of Australia, Newcastle Branch, protests the March 1933 Decatur verdicts, demands the defendants' immediate release, and blames their convictions on a "frameup" by Ruby Bates and Victoria Price.

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The Comité Mooney-Scottsboro, Section de Lille, France, responds to rumors of Haywood Patterson's death after a prison revolt. The letter questions this version of events, expresses strong doubt about Patterson's conviction based on the evidence,…
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