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Resolution from Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174 in Staten Island, New York, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Title

Resolution from Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174 in Staten Island, New York, 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; Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174 (Staten Island, N.Y.); Patterson, Haywood, b. 1912

Description

The Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174—a branch of an international veterans organization with ties to the Communist Party—reacts to the Haywood Patterson verdict at the March 1933 trial in Decatur. The resolution asks that Governor Miller immediately release the boys, enforce the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments of the U.S. Constitution, protect the boys and their attorneys from "Ku Klux Klan lynch mobs," and change the venue for remaining trials to Mobile, Alabama.

Creator

Workers Ex-servicemen's League, Staten Island Post No. 174 (Staten Island, N.Y.)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 19, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-04-23

Format

Resolution

Language

English

Coverage

United States--New York--Staten Island