This article gives an account of the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys," which was submitted by a traveling salesman. It describes the appearance and behavior of the nine young men and the two women they were accused of assaulting, and it mentions...
A letter signed "Pio Capt. G. Thomas, State Slum Worker and County Jail Chaplain" asking the Governor to show mercy and claiming their innocence. Letter is from an African American county jail chaplain.
A telegram from the Committee for Deliverance of the Victims of Scottsboro signed by a group of Berlin-based intellectuals--"Professor Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Kaete Collwitz, Alfons Goldschmidt, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Karl von Ossietzky." The...
A copy of the resolution sent to Governor B.M. Miller from Schutz-Verband Deutscher Katastrophenopfer (Society for German Catastrophe Victims) calling for the release of the Scottsboro defendants. The original resolution was addressed to the...
It advertises a march from Philadelphia to Washington, to be held on April 26th, 1933, in protest against the "legal lynching" of the 9 boys. It calls for a mass protest of Negro and white workers in order to save the Scottsboro Boys.
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