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The St. Louis Association of Colored Women ask Governor Miller to move the Scottsboro Boys' trial to Birmingham.
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.
The Executive Committee of the National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners writes that members have heard of starvation and brutal tactics carried out by the officials at the Birmingham County jail against the Scottsboro Boys. They…
The Interracial Commission of Denver, Colorado, asks Governor Miller to do everything that he can to protect the Scottsboro Boys. The group aims to stand against racial injustice.
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…
Members of the University of Chicago Student League unite in protest against the verdict of Haywood Patterson's second trial and ask Governor Miller to exercise his power to free the Scottsboro Boys.
A. Olson, "Pres., C. Nelson, Secr'y, Vega Lodge #40 (I.O.G.T.)," cites the American Civil Liberties Union reporting on compromised circumstances surrounding the trial and asks for a retrial.
The Delta Sigma Theta sorority of Ardwick, Maryland, asks Governor Miller to free the Scottsboro Boys at once and to do away with lynch law. The group asks him to uphold justice, as the eyes of the world are on Alabama.
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom—whose mission is to promote social, political, and economic justice for all, without regard for race, sex, class, or creed—voice their disapproval of the handling of the Scottsboro case in…
The members of the Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nebraska write that they are shocked at the verdict from Haywood Patterson's second trial. They ask that he be pardoned and given safe conduct home, as they do not believe…
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