Scottsboro Boys Trials
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Socorro Rojo Internacional, Sección Salvadoreña, Comite Ejecutivo Nacional—the Salvadoran branch of International Red Aid—demands the immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys, including Eugene Williams, who was sentenced to life imprisonment as…

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Recorded by the secretary of the Farmers Educational League of Wynndel, Canada, this letter is mistakenly addressed to Governor Miller in Birmingham instead of Montgomery. The league protests against the legal lynching of the Scottsboro Boys, and…

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Cámara del Trabajo del Estado de Nuevo León protests the Scottsboro Boys' 1931 conviction and demands their release.This letter arrived after the executions were stayed pending the Alabama Supreme Court appeal. Cámara del Trabajo del Estado de…

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This international letter asks that the Scottsboro Boys be given a new trial, based on new facts which have come to light. Standing for "the interests of the working class not only in South Africa but throughout the world," the letter urges the…

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Writing from Amsterdam, G. Mannoury argues that certainty is a matter of probability, such that to convict the Scottsboro Boys would be a "judicial error" and "philosophical absurdity."

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Two Puerto Rican communists plead with the Governor to postpone the execution of the Scottsboro Boys. The letter makes the case for postponement by advocating against the death penalty in all contexts and asks the Governor to show mercy for his own…

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Carl O. Tangen, editor of the Norwegian Syndicalist Federation's organ "Alarm," protests the conviction of the Scottsboro Boys in the 1933 Decatur trials, presided over by Judge Horton. Tangen argues that this most recent sentence is an expression of…

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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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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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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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