Resolution from Auto Union workers in Detroit, Michigan, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.
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.)
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.
Auto Union (Detroit, Mich.)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004238, Folder 17, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History