Resolution from workers and farmers at the United Front May Day Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Resolution from workers and farmers at the United Front May Day Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, 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; United Front May Day Conference (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada); Patterson, Haywood, b. 1912

Description

This resolution from 400 workers and farmers assembled for the May Day Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, protests the conviction of Haywood Patterson at the 1933 trial and demands immediate release for all the Scottsboro Boys. It connects lynch mob mentality to capitalism and the plight of the Scottsboro Boys to the oppression of workers.

Creator

United Front May Day Conference (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 4, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-05-01

Format

Resolution

Language

English

Coverage

Canada--Alberta--Red Deer