A letter from the Cámara del Trabajo del Estado de Nuevo León protesting the Scottsboro Boys' 1931 conviction and demand their release.This letter arrived after the executions were stayed pending the Alabama Supreme Court appeal. Cámara del...
A resolution from 400 workers and farmers assembled for an anti-war May Day demonstration in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta. It protests the conviction of Haywood Patterson at the 1933 trial and demands immediate release for all the Scottsboro boys....
A telegram from Unión Escritores Proletarios Argentinos (Argentine Proletarian Writers Union) protesting the execution of the Scottsboro boys after the 1932 Alabama Supreme Court decision to uphold the lower court's 1931 conviction and sentencing.
In the letter Lieb criticizes Carter's recent conviction of Martin Luther King, Jr., in connection with the Montgomery bus boycott. He denounces civil rights injustices in the South and compares the region to communist Russia. Though Lieb professes...
Letter from Carl O. Tangen, editor of the Norwegian Syndicalist Federation's organ "Alarm," protesting the conviction of the Scottsboro boys in the 1933 Decatur trials. Tangen argues that this most recent sentence is an expression of racial hatred...
Letter from Comité Mooney-Scottsboro, Section de Lille responding to news of Haywood Patterson's death after a prison revolt. The letter questions the official version of these events, expresses strong doubt about Patterson's conviction based on...
Smith believes the Scottsboro conviction is based on race prejudice, and argues that a person who is both working class and African American is treated more harshly by the court system. He requests the governor to correct this mistake.
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