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Telegram from Songeon Professeur in Annemasse, France, to Miller, State House, in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Title

Telegram from Songeon Professeur in Annemasse, France, to Miller, State House, in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Songeon, Just, 1880-1940; Communism

Description

In this telegram, Just Songeon, a Communist teacher and poet living in Annemasse, France, demands the liberation of the Scottsboro Boys.

Creator

Songeon, Just

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004235, Folder 8, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1931-07-09

Format

Telegram

Language

French

Coverage

Frances--Annemasse

Translation

We demand [that you] liberate [the] Scottsborough Negroes.

Professor Songeon