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Telegram from First Siberian Broadcasting Station in Nowosibirisk in Novosibirisk, Soviet Union, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Documents

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Title

Telegram from First Siberian Broadcasting Station in Nowosibirisk in Novosibirisk, Soviet Union, 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;

Description

Workers and employers of the First Siberian Broadcasting Station of Nowosibirisk in the Soviet Union join the "protest of the world proletariat" against the electrocution of the Scottsboro Boys and demand their unconditional release. This telegram arrived in the same month as the Alabama Supreme Court decision to uphold their 1931 sentences.

Creator

First Siberian Broadcasting Station in Nowosibirisk (Novosibirisk, Soviet Union)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004235, Folder 24, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1932-03-31

Format

Telegram

Language

English

Coverage

Soviet Union--Novosibirsk