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  • Tags: Societies and clubs
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, and…
The Household of Ruth, No. 253, of San Francisco, California, asks Governor Miller for the Scottsboro Boys' unconditional release.
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.
The Young Women's Christian Association, Blue Triangle Branch, of Des Moines, Iowa, praises Judge Horton's fair handling of the case so far and asks Governor Miller to move the trial to Birmingham.
The Mme. C. J. Walker Club of San Francisco joins the NAACP in asking for the release of the Scottsboro Boys.
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 Jackson County [Illinois] Organization of Colored Voters asks Governor Miller to exercise his power in the Scottsboro case and to treat the nine boys like fellow human beings. They ask the Governor to support the Constitution of the United States…
The Phyllis Wheatley Club asks why rape is punishable by death in Alabama and why the state disregards constitutional law by refusing to allow African Americans to serve on juries. The club asks about other specifics of the case and urges Governor…
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 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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