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Petition from Howard University students in Washington, District of Columbia, to the Governor of the State of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Title

Petition from Howard University students in Washington, District of Columbia, to the Governor of the State of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

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

Description

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.

Creator

Howard University students

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 14, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-04-14

Format

Petition

Language

English

Coverage

United States--District of Columbia--Washington