Resolution from International Class War Prisoners Aid, Australian Section in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to the Governor of Alabama in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Resolution from International Class War Prisoners Aid, Australian Section in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, to the Governor 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

Description

In this resolution, the International Class War Prisoners Aid (ICWPA), Australian Section, protest the 1931 Scottsboro trial sentencing and demand the immediate, unconditional release of the defendants. The document includes efforts to compare Scottsboro to events in Harlan, Kentucky, during this period. This resolution was generated by a mass meeting of workers in New South Wales. The ICWPA is the Moscow-based branch of International Red Aid.

Creator

International Class War Prisoners Aid, Australian Section (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004235, Folder 18, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1932-01-04

Format

Resolution

Language

English

Coverage

Australia--New South Wales--Sydney