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Resolution from the Russian Farmers and Workers Maxim Gorky Club to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Title

Resolution from the Russian Farmers and Workers Maxim Gorky Club to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Russian Farmers and Workers Maxim Gorky Club (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada); Patterson, Haywood, b. 1912

Description

The Russian Farmers and Workers Maxim Gorky Club attribute the March 1933 Haywood Patterson verdict to "rampant class hatred and wanton persecution of colored people by the courts of the ruling class of the USA." The resolution demands the immediate release of all of the Scottsboro defendants and pledges support for their defense.

Creator

Russian Farmers and Workers Maxim Gorky Club (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 20, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-04-18

Format

Resolution

Language

English

Coverage

Canada--Saskatchewan--Saskatoon