In the letter Grimson discusses efforts to abolish the convict leasing system in Alabama. He suggests that the state use the Florida campaign as a template to follow, noting the criticism Alabama would receive "if anything should happen while they...
A resolution from 5,000 Westside Negro workers in Chicago demanding change of venue, protection, and immediate release after the March 1933 Decatur trial. The resolutions also contains demands including for protection for Negro families from labor...
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.
A letter signed "An Alabaman" to Governor Miller. The sender writes that he or she has always loved Alabama, but loves justice more. He or she writes that the Scottsboro case has been an outrage, and that white men should realize there are greater...
A resolution from workers in Chicago asking for the release of Eugene Williams and Roy Wright before their June 22, 1933 Juvenile Court trial in Decatur. This is one of many similar form resolutions on this subject in the archive.
A letter from 30 members of the Karl Marx Troop of Young Pioneers of America after the 1933 Judge Callahan trial demanding the immediate release of the Scottsboro Boys, declaring their innocence, and asking for their protection along with that of...
In the first letter, written March 10, 1960, Evans disagrees with Sullivan's suggestion to close Alabama State College, arguing that the students who recently protested there "are only asking for the rights given them in the constitution of these...
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