In the letter Mrs. Vaughan explains that her husband, Vernon Henry Vaughan, has been arrested for being a "defiant Republican." The Ku Klux Klan has threatened their entire family, and they are no longer safe in the city: "They put him in jail...
A letter from David H. Pierce, president of the Cleveland Branch of the N.A.A.C.P., to Governor Miller. Pierce writes that he has collected a large file on the Scottsboro case, and given all the information, does not believe the boys to be guilty....
In the letter Widener expresses her support for Judge Carter and the segregationist cause in the South. Also included are two newsletters from the "Committee of 100," a volunteer organization formed to raise money for the NAACP Legal Defense and...
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