Letter from Young Women's Christian Association, Blue Triangle Branch in Des Moines, Iowa, to Honorable B. M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Young Women's Christian Association, Blue Triangle Branch, (Des Moines, Ia.); Horton, James Edwin, 1878-1973
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.
Young Women's Christian Association, Blue Triangle Branch (Des Moines, Ia.)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 9, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
United States--Iowa--Des Moines
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Blue Triangle Branch 3 Des Moines Young Women's Christian Association May 23 1030 pm 1933 122 School Street Iowa Des Moines, Iowa Honorable B.M. Miller, Governor State House Montgomery, Alabama Blue Triangle Branch Young Women's Christian Association 1227 School Street Des Moines, Iowa 1407 Center Street May 16, 1933. Honorable B. M. Miller, Governor State House Montgomery, Alabama My dear Sir, We are deeply interested in the Scotsboro case. We appreciate the fair, courageous, and just manner in which Judge Horton has handled the case. However, we would like to see a change of venue for the remaining trials to Birmingham and request that you make this possible. Sincerely yours, Ruth M. Brown, Ruth M. Brown, Branch Executive. For the Public Affairs Committee. Public Affairs Committee Members: Mrs Clyde Morris 1046-17" St Mrs Oveda G. Owens 1156 [undecipherable] Ave. Mrs. Melvin J. Carl- 827-9th-St. Mrs Haley W.E. Johnson 952-14th-St. [undecipherable] Mrs Edith Davis - 1115-11th-St. [DISCUSSION]Scotsboro - Scottsboro[/DISCUSSION]