Resolution from Auto Union workers in Detroit, Michigan, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Title

Resolution from Auto Union workers in Detroit, Michigan, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.

Subject

Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931; African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama; African Americans--Imprisonment--Alabama; Miller, Benjamin Meek, 1864-1944; United Auto Workers, Local 3 (Detroit, Mich.)

Description

Seventy-three Auto Union members protest the 1933 Decatur trial at a meeting. Their resolution claims that "lynch spirit" prevented the selection of an impartial jury and holds the Governor responsible for the Scottsboro Boys' safety. This group was a precursor to the United Auto Workers formed in 1935.

Creator

Auto Union (Detroit, Mich.)

Source

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

Date

1933-04-26

Format

Resolution

Language

English

Coverage

United States--Michigan--Detroit