Telegram from the Trade Union Unity League in New York, New York, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Trade Union Unity League (U.S.); Foster, William Z., 1881-1961
A telegram from the Trade Union Unity League, signed by William Z. Foster, Secretary, protests the "brutal attack" on the Scottsboro defendants in the Jefferson County prison and demands their immediate release. This telegram was one of group of correspondences that reflect high local and national tensions around the outcome of the 1933 Judge Horton trial in Decatur and that protest prison conditions for the defendants.
Trade Union Unity League (U.S.)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 17, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
United States--New York--New York