Letter from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Pittsburgh Branch, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to The Governor in Montgomery, Alabama.
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Pittsburgh Branch (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
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 Alabama. They ask Governor Miller to include the Scottsboro Boys in Alabama's social welfare program.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Pittsburgh Branch (Pittsburgh, Pa.)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 3, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
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Women's International League for Peace. <span style="text-decoration: line-through;">International Goodwill Day Committee</span> <span style="text-decoration: line-through;">1501 Peoples Bank Building</span> Pittsburgh, Pa 10 Pittsburgh PA 5 May 1 10:30 PM 1933 To the Governor, Executive Offices, Montgomery Alabama. Pittsburgh Branch International President Jane Addams Chairman Chairman, Pennsylvania Branch Mrs. Norman W. Storer Mrs. Edwin J. Johnson Vice-Chairmen Miss Louisa W. Knox Mrs. Carroll Miller Mrs. Joseph Schutzman PAX Treasurer Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Mrs. Herman Peter 1924 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 1210 Pemberton Street Pittsburgh Branch Corresponding Secretary 6818 Reynolds Street Mrs. George Bray Emerson 0310 639 Churchview Avenue Recording Secretary April 29, 1933 Mrs. Pemberton B. West Mrs. Louis J. Affelder To the Governor, Mrs. David Alter Montgomery, Alabama, Mrs. Waldo Amos Miss Helen C. Battrick Dear Sir:- Miss Harriet Carter The following letter has been sent Mrs. Charles C. Cooper to the prosecuting attorney in the Scottsboro Mrs. J. Howard Dice case, the mayors of Scottsboro and Decatur, Mrs. Samuel E. Diescher and now we appeal to you. Mrs. Harry K. Griffin Mrs. Elizabeth J. Gibson "This organization stands firmly upon the Mrs. Leo L. Half basis of social, political, and economic justice Mrs. Wiliam F. Hall for all, without regard for race, sex, class, or creed. Mrs. Stephen Q. Hayes Mrs. Max Henrici We therefore which to register our everlasting Mrs. Ralph W. Johston disapproval of the procedure and findings Mrs. Selma A. Junge in the case of the Scottsboro negro boys, convicted Mrs. Sidney L. Kaufmann of a crime upon the most questionable evidence, Mrs. Joseph Kunkel and the most flagrant display of prejudice Mrs. Saul Lavine and hatred, that some people wonder if we Miss Caroline Lovett are still in the dark ages. Mrs. L. Walter Mason Miss Bertha C. McEntee Alabama ranks among the foremost in Mrs. John T. Parsons its care of juvenile dependents and delinquents. Miss Lucy H. Piper You can command the admiration of the Miss Elizabeth Rankin whole world, if you include thee poor ne- Mrs. Charles L. Reizenstein glected negro children in your program of Mrs. Norman C. Riggs social welfare, and thereby align yourself with Mrs. Harry G. Samson the enlightened element of our country. Mrs. William H. Schuette Mrs. George Seibel Sincerely yours, Mrs. Joseph R. Silberstein Mrs. George G. Bray, Cor. Sec'y Mrs. John S. Sloan 639 Churchview Ave, Mrs. D. Owen Stephens Pittsburgh (10), Pa. Mrs. Arnold L. Wills