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The Resource The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950

The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950

Label
The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950
Title
The Scottsboro boys in their own words
Title remainder
selected letters, 1931-1950
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a collection of letters written by the nine African American defendants in the infamous March 1931 Scottsboro, Alabama, rape case. Though most of the defendants were barely literate and all were teenagers when incarcerated, over the course of almost two decades in prison they learned the rudiments of effective letter writing and in doing so forcefully expressed a wide range of perspectives on the falsity of the charges against them as their incarceration became a cause celebre both in the United States and internationally. Central to this book is the chronologically structured presenta
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kinshasa, Kwando M
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF224.S34
LC item number
S35 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931
  • Trials (Rape)
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Label
The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1. Letters from 1931: Establishing the Legal Ground; 2. Letters from 1932: Counselors for the Wise; 3. Letters from 1933: Clash of Concerns; 4. Letters from 1934: Scottsboro Mothers; 5. Letters from 1935: Black Jurors Wanted; 6. Letters from 1936: Psychology of Oppression; 7. Letters from 1937: Four Down, Five to Go; 8. Letters from 1938: Jail Rot; 9. Letters from 1939: To Be Free, and Then What; 10. Letters from 1940: Pushed to the Limits; 11. Letters from 1941: Dear Miss Hester Huntington; 12. Letters from 1942: The ILD Way
  • 13. Letters from 1943: Reaching Outward14. Letters from 1944: To Be Paroled or Not; 15. Letters from 1945: Patterson's Burden; 16. Letters from 1946: Andy Wright's Return; 17. Letters from 1947: The Cost of Parole; The Cost of Parole; 18. Letters from 1948: Patterson's Guile; 19. Letters from 1950: Andy's Walk; Postscript; Appendices; A.A Report of the ""Traveling Salesman""; B. Kilby State Prison; C. The Death of Janie Patterson; D. Death Warrant of Haywood Patterson; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476603445
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869095239
Label
The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; Introduction; 1. Letters from 1931: Establishing the Legal Ground; 2. Letters from 1932: Counselors for the Wise; 3. Letters from 1933: Clash of Concerns; 4. Letters from 1934: Scottsboro Mothers; 5. Letters from 1935: Black Jurors Wanted; 6. Letters from 1936: Psychology of Oppression; 7. Letters from 1937: Four Down, Five to Go; 8. Letters from 1938: Jail Rot; 9. Letters from 1939: To Be Free, and Then What; 10. Letters from 1940: Pushed to the Limits; 11. Letters from 1941: Dear Miss Hester Huntington; 12. Letters from 1942: The ILD Way
  • 13. Letters from 1943: Reaching Outward14. Letters from 1944: To Be Paroled or Not; 15. Letters from 1945: Patterson's Burden; 16. Letters from 1946: Andy Wright's Return; 17. Letters from 1947: The Cost of Parole; The Cost of Parole; 18. Letters from 1948: Patterson's Guile; 19. Letters from 1950: Andy's Walk; Postscript; Appendices; A.A Report of the ""Traveling Salesman""; B. Kilby State Prison; C. The Death of Janie Patterson; D. Death Warrant of Haywood Patterson; References; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (337 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781476603445
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)869095239

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