Letter from Household of Ruth, No. 253 in San Francisco, California, to Honorable B. M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Letter from Household of Ruth, No. 253 in San Francisco, California, to Honorable 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; Household of Ruth, No. 253; Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (San Francisco, Ca.)

Description

The Household of Ruth, No. 253, of San Francisco, California, asks Governor Miller for the Scottsboro Boys' unconditional release.

Creator

Household of Ruth, No. 253 (San Francisco, Ca.)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 9, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1933-05-22

Format

Letter

Language

English

Coverage

United States--California--Oakland

Transcription

DISTRICT GRAND 2 OAKLAND
HOUSEHOLD of RUTH No. 28 MAY 22 630 PM 1933
G.U.O. of O.F. of CALIFORNIA CALIF.
VICTORIA G. LeBEOUF
D.G.M.N.G.
2520 E. 14th STREET OAKLAND, CALIF.


Hon. B.M. Miller,
State Capitol,
Montgomery, Ala.


Governor of Alabama

...Meets...
1st Tuesday and 3rd Wednesday
Nights
Hamilton Hall Household of Ruth No. 253
Geary and Steiner Streets Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

San Francisco, Calif., May 22, 1933

Honorable B.M. Miller,
Governor of Alabama,
Montgomery, Ala.

Honorable Sir:-

The Household of Ruth No. 253, Grand United Order
of Odd Fellows of America are hereby appealing to you for the un-
conditional release of the Scottsboro Boys.
We firmly believe that these boys are innocent which
has really been proven by one of the State's witnesses, and we trust
that your belief in fairness will prevail in the case of these boys
and that you will grant their release.

Yours for Justice,
Angelina Holiday,
Most Noble Governor.
Victoria G. Le Beauf
Worthy Recorder.