Telegram from Workers-Peasants Defense Society in Manila, Philippines, to Governor in Montgomery, Alabama.
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Communism
The Workers Peasants Defense Society, a communist group, protests the "unchristian, uncivilized, inhuman" execution of the Scottsboro Boys and demands their immediate release. This telegram was sent to Governor Miller during the U.S. Supreme Court's review of the 1931 Scottsboro trial.
Workers-Peasants Defense Society (Manila, Philippines)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004237, Folder 2, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History