Scottsboro Boys Trials
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This letter to Governor Miller asks that Haywood Patterson be pardoned, given the confession of Ruby Bates.

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The American Civil Liberties Union demands military protection for the Scottsboro defendants and their attorneys in the November 1933 Decatur trial before Judge Callahan. The telegram is signed by Harry F. Ward (first national chairman of the ACLU),…

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Signed by "Smith Nelson Appleman Mandel Herzog Bogart Brand Webber Pearl Kuttner Silber Rivkin Guralnick Granich White Chesneym," this telegram to Governor Miller is from American Engineers Spectialists Workers in Moscow. This group announces a…

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Seventy-three Auto Union members protest the 1933 Decatur trial at a meeting. Their resolution claims that "lynch spirit" prevented the selection of an impartial jury and holds the Governor responsible for the Scottsboro Boys' safety. This group was…

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The Berkeley Society of Friends ask for Governor Miller's consideration of the Scottsboro case, as even Judge Horton had made comments about the lack of credibility of the evidence. The group asks for the Scottsboro Boys' release and protection. They…

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A meeting of the Berkley Youth League calls for the immediate and unconditional release of the Scottsboro Boys. They also demand a stoppage of persecution of African Americans in Alabama.

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Mary J. Biggs, an Alabamian, writes that the International Labor Defense asked her for a contribution to the Scottsboro Boys' fund. Because she did not have the money, she decides to write to Governor Miller to ask that he protect the boys.

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Rev. Burckhardt writes that he believes in "justice and fair play for all men" and hopes that Governor Miller will treat the Scottsboro Boys as innocent until proven guilty, or else there will be "a black mark" on his administration and the state of…

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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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Sent after the 1933 Decatur trial presided over by Judge Horton, this resolution from the Central Unemployed Council of Mansfield, Ohio, demands a change of venue to Birmingham, the release of the Scottsboro Boys and protection for them from…
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