Petition from Howard University students in Washington, District of Columbia, to the Governor of the State of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama.
Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; Patterson, Haywood, b. 1912; Howard University; Horton, James Edwin, 1878-1973
This petition from students at Howard University protests the "deplorable miscarriage of justice" in Haywood Patterson's 1933 trial in Decatur before Judge Horton. The petition includes seven pages with approximately 50 signatures on each page.
Howard University students
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 14, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History
United States--District of Columbia--Washington