Organizational Appeals

Resolutions and petitions came from African American organizations, including NAACP branches, sororities, from women’s groups, church groups, labor organizationsImmigrant labor groups and unemployed councils, organized by the International Labor Defense and the Communist Party USA are strongly represented. The Madame C.J. Walker Club of San Francisco wrote to Governor Miller joining the NAACP in protest. After the March 1933 jury verdict, the United Farmers League of Puyallup, Washington, also wrote demanding the immediate release of the “nine innocent children now being subjected to the most dastardly frameup charge recorded in the history of our country.” 

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Resolution from the United Farmers League in Puyallup, Washington, to Governor Miller in Montgomery, Alabama.