The ASCU was established by the Communist Party in 1931, and most of its members were African Americans. The letters are from L. N. Duncan, director of the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service, and Bradford Knapp, president of Auburn University....
A telegram from the International Labor Defense signed by National Secretary William L. Patterson to Governor Miller. It presents "millions of white and negro workers outraged" by the events in Scottsboro and the "lies" spreading about an alleged...
A telegram from the Trade Union Unity League signed by William Z. Foster, Secretary, protesting the "brutal attack" on the Scottsboro defendants in the Jefferson County prison and demanding their immediate release. This telegram was one of group of...
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