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  • Tags: Religious adherents
W. E. Mohammed asks Governor Miller for the Scottsboro Boys' trial to be moved from Decatur to Birmingham. The letter speaks on behalf of ten thousand Muslims who want the Scottsboro Boys' release.
Rev. A. V. Pierce, a World War I veteran, wonders why African Americans in the United States may fight for justice but receive none at home. He asks Governor Miller to give justice to African Americans.
Albert W. Kauffman, the minister of Plymouth Methodist Protestant Church, writes that, given the evidence, the Scottsboro case seems to be a miscarriage of justice and that cases like it undermine public confidence in the justice system. He hopes…
The Second Baptist Church decries the 1931 Scottsboro trial outcomes, deplores lynching, and demands the Scottsboro defendants' unconditional and immediate release. This is a form resolution that was sent by numerous groups and likely was originally…
An African American county jail chaplain from Missouri, Rev. Capt. G. Thomas, proclaims the innocence of the Scottsboro Boys and asks the Governor to show mercy.
The members of the Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nebraska write that they are shocked at the verdict from Haywood Patterson's second trial. They ask that he be pardoned and given safe conduct home, as they do not believe…
The Young Women's Christian Association, Blue Triangle Branch, of Des Moines, Iowa, praises Judge Horton's fair handling of the case so far and asks Governor Miller to move the trial to Birmingham.
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