"Mrs. Sarah Gayle" is almost certainly Sarah Ann Haynsworth Gayle, first wife of Governor John Gayle. She is describing events that took place several years previous. The Maria and Levein mentioned in the account are the sister and brother of John...
This article discusses the upcoming trial of the nine "Scottsboro Boys," were were falsely charged with assaulting two white women on a train. The piece commends the local citizens for allowing the authorities to handle the matter, promising that...
Thomas Walker Wallace wrote this piece for his column "Here and There," which was published in the Birmingham Reporter, an African American newspaper. In it he argues against the death penalty. While he concedes that "It seems reasonable that when...
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