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Letter from Mme C. J. Walker Club, to Gov. B. M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Title

Letter from Mme C. J. Walker Club, to Gov. B. M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Mme. C. J. Walker Club

Description

The Mme. C. J. Walker Club of San Francisco joins the NAACP in asking for the release of the Scottsboro Boys.

Creator

Mme C. J. Walker Club (San Francisco, Ca.)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 7, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-05-10

Format

Letter

Language

English

Coverage

United States--California--San Francisco

Transcription

Mme. C. J. Walker San Francisco, Calif. 2
Home for Girls May 12 930 pm 1933
2066 Pine Street
San Francisco, Calif.

Gov. B. M. Miller,
State Capitol,
Montgomery,
Alabama.

Mrs. Tulip Jones, President Mrs. M. White, Chr. Literature and Education
Mrs A. B. Clarke, First Vice-President Mrs. M. B. Thomas, Chairman Program
Mrs. Laura Davis, Second Vice-President Miss Alice Reece, Chairman Forestry
Mrs. Ceina M. Hughes, Secretary Mrs. V. Dodd, Chairman Domestic Science
1207 Powell Street Mrs. Jennie Duncan, Chairman Mother's Work
Mrs. B. L. Tyrrel,. Financial Secretary Mrs. Eunice Wilks, Chr. Social Committee
Mrs. L. B. Richardson, Treasurer Mrs. E. L. Congo, Chairman Religious Work
Mrs. M. Dennis, Chairman Business Mrs. K. P. Bond, Chaplain
Miss L. B. Porter, Parliamentarian Mrs. Alice Carson, Social Worker
Mrs. Addie Davis, Chairman Exchange Mrs. Leila Flippen, Chairman Music

Member of Community Chest
Mme. C.J. Walker
Home for Girls
Miss Maragret C. Roberts, Superintendent
2066 Pine Street
Phone WEst 8861

Board of Directors
Mrs. I. B. Ruggles, Chairman
Mrs. Tulip Jones Mrs. M. Dennis
Mrs. Mattie Bonds Miss Alice Reece

May, 10-1933.

Gov. B. M. Miller,
State Capitol,
Montgomery, Alabama,

Gentlemen:-
We are joining in with the
National Association for the Advancement
of Colored People, in asking for the
unconditional release of the Nine
Scottsboro Boys.

Yours for Justice,
Mme C. J. Walker Club.
Ceina M. Hughes, Sec'y.