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Telegram from workers in a mass meeting in Harlem in New York, New York, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Documents

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Title

Telegram from workers in a mass meeting in Harlem in New York, New York, 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; Williams, Eugene, b. 1917; Wright, Leroy, 1918-1959;

Description

Signed by "Committee of Five" workers from Harlem, this telegram requests protection for Eugene Williams and Roy Wright from "lynch mobs gathering near Decatur, Alabama" before their June 22 trial in Juvenile Court, as well as the immediate release of all the Scottsboro defendants.

Creator

Harlem workers

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 11, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-06-01

Format

Telegram

Language

English

Coverage

United States--New York--New York