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Telegram from the International Labor Defense in New York, New York, to Governor B.M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Title

Telegram from the International Labor Defense in New York, New York, to Governor B.M. 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

The International Labor Defense decries the Birmingham jail guards' reported mistreatment of the Scottsboro defendants incarcerated there and demands that these guards be punished. This telegram was one of a group of correspondences that protests prison conditions for the defendants.

Creator

International Labor Defense

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 13, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-06-16

Format

Telegram

Language

English

Coverage

United States--New York--New York