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Telegram from Workers-Peasants Defense Society in Manila, Philippines, to Governor in Montgomery, Alabama.

Documents

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Title

Telegram from Workers-Peasants Defense Society in Manila, Philippines, to Governor in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

Workers-Peasants Defense Society (Manila, Philippines)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004237, Folder 2, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1932-05-12

Format

Telegram

Language

English

Coverage

Philippines--Manila