Resolution from the Labour Defence League in Wellington, New Zealand, to Hounerable B.M. Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Resolution from the Labour Defence League in Wellington, New Zealand, to Hounerable 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; Labour Defence League (Wellington, New Zealand)

Description

The Labour Defence League National Headquarters in Wellington, New Zealand, demands the immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys. The resolution notes "hundreds" of letters of protest from New Zealand workers citing the "true facts" of the case. Labour Defence League organizations in the United Kingdom were affiliated with International Red Aid.

Creator

Labour Defence League (Wellington, New Zealand)

Source

Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004237, Folder 13, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History

Date

1932-12-21

Format

Resolution

Language

English

Coverage

New Zealand--Wellington