Lynching Negro Children in Southern Courts: (The Scottsboro Case) Digital History ID 2326

Lynching Negro Children in Southern Courts: (The Scottsboro Case)

Credit: International Labor Defense and Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries
Media type: book cover
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Annotation: The trial and subsequent conviction of nine teenage boys for the rape of two white women brought international attention to the town of Scottsboro, Alabama in the 1930's. The case inspired thousands of letters of protest, and inspired the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Year: 1931

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