Resolution from workers and farmers at the United Front May Day Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, 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 Front May Day Conference (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada); Patterson, Haywood, b. 1912
This resolution from 400 workers and farmers assembled for the May Day Conference in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada, protests the conviction of Haywood Patterson at the 1933 trial and demands immediate release for all the Scottsboro Boys. It connects lynch mob mentality to capitalism and the plight of the Scottsboro Boys to the oppression of workers.
United Front May Day Conference (Red Deer, Alberta, Canada)
Alabama Governor, Scottsboro Case appeals to the Governor, SG004239, Folder 4, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History