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Telegram from Confederación Sindical Latinoamericana in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Gobernador Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Documents

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Title

Telegram from Confederación Sindical Latinoamericana in Montevideo, Uruguay, to Gobernador Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Confederación Sindical Latinoamericana; Communism

Description

Confederación Sindical Latinoamericana (Latin American Trade Union Confederation), on behalf of Central and South American workers, protests the 1931 convictions of the Scottsboro Boys and calls for their immediate release. This organization was the Latin American branch of the Red International of Labour Unions—an international body established by the Communist International with the aim of coordinating Communist activities within trade unions.

Creator

Confederación Sindical Latinoamericana (Montevideo, Uruguay)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004235, Folder 7, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1931-07-10

Format

Telegram

Language

Spanish

Coverage

Uruguay--Montevideo

Translation

The Latin American Trade Union Confederation in the name of the Central, South American and Antillian Workers protests and condemns the news about the Negro workers from Alabama, demanding their immediate release.
Executive Committee, Contreras, General Secretary