Flyer from Scottsboro Defense Committee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to The Governor of Alabama, Executive Mansion in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Flyer from Scottsboro Defense Committee in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to The Governor of Alabama, Executive Mansion 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; Scottsboro Defense Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Description

Sent to "the Governor of Alabama," from the Scottsboro Defense Committee of Philadelpia, this flyer advertises a march from Philadelphia to Washington, to be held on April 26, 1933, in protest against the "legal lynching" of the nine defendants. It calls for a mass protest by Negro and white workers in order to save the Scottsboro Boys.

Creator

Scottsboro Defense Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 17, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-04-26

Format

Flyer

Language

English

Coverage

United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia