Telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro in Berlin, Germany, to Governeur Miller in Montogomery, Alabama.
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, Käthe, 1867-1945; Goldschmidt, Alfons, 1879-1940; Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958; Ossietzky, Carl von, 1889-1938
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.
Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro (Berlin, Germany)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004235, Folder 2, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History