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The National Student League City College Evening Chapter at City College of New York protests the "outrageous procedure and decision" of the courts in the 1933 trials and calls for the removal of Judge Callahan and the Scottsboro Boys' immediate…

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The National Committee to Aid Victims of German Fascism's telegram to Governor Miller was supported by organizations of educators, physicians, and intellectuals numbering to 400,000 and signed by Albert Wagenknecht, Executive Secretary. The telegram…

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Signed by "Mrs. J. E. Andrews, President," this telegram from the Women's National Association for the Preservation of the White Race requests that Governor Miller take no further action towards the Decatur trial, presided over by Judge Horton, until…

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Signed by "Joseph Walcott," this telegram from the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) in Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, protests the slated execution of the Scottsboro Boys. This group was a Canadian branch of Marcus Garvey's UNIA, the black…

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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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Four thousand assembled citizens at the Washington park Forum Opening 38th Year demand a new trial for the Scottsboro Boys after their 1931 convictions. This telegram asks: "Is this southern justice [sic]"

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Signed by Unemployed Councils, Branch 1 from a "Local Anti-Fascist Conference" on December 10, 1933, this form resolution heeds the "call of the I.L.D." in protesting the "outrageous procedure and conduct of the Scottsboro trials." It expresses…

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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 Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174—a branch of an international veterans organization with ties to the Communist Party—reacts to the Haywood Patterson verdict at the March 1933 trial in Decatur. The resolution asks…

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Sent after the March 1933 verdict, the United Farmers League of Puyallup, Washington, demands the immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys. It refers to them as "nine innocent children now being subjected to the most dastardly frameup charge recorded…
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