A resolution demanding the unconditional release and protection of the Scottsboro defendants following the March 1933 verdict in Judge Horton's Decatur court. This resolution singles Haywood Patterson's case out for special protest.
A letter from the Young Women's Christian Association of the University of Nebraska to Governor Miller. They write that they are shocked at the verdict from Haywood Patterson's second trial, and ask that he be pardoned and given safe conduct home...
A flyer announcing a rally in Union Square, New York City, printed by the New York District International Labor Defense and sent to Governor Miller. The flyer also urges people to send telegrams to Governor Miller, Attorney General Knight, Judge...
Petition from students at Howard University protesting the "deplorable miscarriage of justice" in Haywood Patterson's 1933 trial in Decatur before Judge Horton. Petition includes 7 pages with approximately 50 signatures each.
A letter from the University of Chicago Student League to Governor Miller. Members of the league united in protest against the verdict of Haywood Patterson's second trial. They ask Governor Miller to exercise his power to free the Scottsboro Boys.
Letter from Comité Mooney-Scottsboro, Section de Lille responding to news of Haywood Patterson's death after a prison revolt. The letter questions the official version of these events, expresses strong doubt about Patterson's conviction based on...
A letter to Governor Miller from the superintendent of public schools in Meadville, Pennsylvania, who is also chairman of the city's Inter-racial Committee. Warren P. Norton writes that the fact the communists of the International Labor Defense...
In the first letter, written January 26, 1959, Kennedy refers to Patterson's recent inauguration speech: "I enjoyed having an opportunity to read it and feel that it enabled me to get to know you a little better." He compliments several of...
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