Postcard from Bertha Markowitz in Brooklyn, New York, to Governor B. M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Postcard from Bertha Markowitz in Brooklyn, New York, to Governor 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; International Labor Defense

Description

This form postcard from the International Labor Defense, signed and sent by Bertha Markowitz from Brooklyn, New York, asks for immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys. The front of the postcard includes a photo of the Scottsboro Boys and slogans "Against Race Discrimination!" and "Against Lynching!" and "They Must Not Die!" This postcard is an example of a national organizing campaign responding to the Scottsboro trials.

Creator

Markowitz, Bertha

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004234, Folder 1, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1932-04-16

Format

Postcard

Language

English

Coverage

United States--New York--Brooklyn