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Telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro in Berlin, Germany, to Governeur Miller in Montogomery, Alabama.

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Title

Telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro in Berlin, Germany, to Governeur Miller in Montogomery, Alabama.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro (Berlin, Germany); Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955; Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955; Kollwitz, K├Ąthe, 1867-1945; Goldschmidt, Alfons, 1879-1940; Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958; Ossietzky, Carl von, 1889-1938

Description

This telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro is signed by a group of Berlin-based intellectuals--"Professor Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Kaete Collwitz, Alfons Goldschmidt, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Karl von Ossietzky." The committee asks Governor Miller to "reserve the execution" of the Scottsboro Boys following the 1931 trial and stay of execution pending the Alabama Supreme Court review.

Creator

Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro (Berlin, Germany)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004235, Folder 2, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1931-07-09

Format

Telegram

Language

English

Coverage

Germany--Berlin