Pierson ends the statement with a note to his wife in Pontiac, Michigan: "I send you Winstons [sic] Horse that he used to Rout [sic] his negroes in the morning they are now working for the price of liberty and do not Require driving."
In the letter Dickerson discusses a horse that has been taken from Mrs. Winston and "is in the possession of some of the cavalry." He assures her that he will look into the matter and attempt to return the horse.
A letter from Martin Flowers to Governor Miller urging the Governor to "stand firm" in his support for the Scottsboro trial outcome. Author identifies himself as a southerner and warns Governor Miller of the dangers of "Communists" and their...
In the first message, sent May 4, 1932, McLeod refers to a legislative bill that would provide World War I veterans with land for farming, and he asks Alabama to contribute property. In the second message, sent May 5, 1932, Miller replies that the...
A letter to Governor Miller and a copy of her letter to Thomas E. Knight, Jr., Attorney General. The sender asks that Governor Miller move the Scottsboro Boys' trial to Birmingham so that they may be given a fair trial.
A resolution from 73 auto union members at a meeting protesting the 1933 Decatur trial. It claims that "lynch spirit" prevented the selection of an impartial jury and holds the Governor responsible for the boys' safety. This group was a precursor...
A letter from the minister of Plymouth Methodist Protestant Church to Governor Miller. Albert W. Kauffman writes that, given the evidence, the Scottsboro case seems to be a miscarriage of justice and that cases like it undermine public confidence...
In the letter Babcock praises American farmers for increased production during the war, which benefits citizens, soldiers and the Allies. He encloses two General Motors truck advertisements that praise livestock and poultry farmers: "The motor...
Display a larger image and more item information when the pointer pauses over a thumbnail
Thumbnail with title
Grid with smaller thumbnails and more detail
Select the collections to add or remove from your search