Mary was married to William Riley Jones, who served in Company G of the 41st Alabama Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. In the letter John sends news of family; describes the corn and cotton crops he has planted ("wee have had the finist...
In the letter Hill, director of the League's Department of Industrial Relations, encourages Governor Miller to give African Americans employment opportunities in the public works projects that will be funded through recent federal legislation: "It...
A telegram from Cuban writers and journalists to Governor Miller protesting the impending execution of the Scottsboro Boys. They claim this as "miscarriage of justice" and describe the defendants as the "victims of social and racial prejudice."...
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