Press Statements Supporting the Cause of the Scottsboro Boys Scottsboro Defense Committee. 4 Free, 5 in Prison-On the Same Evidence: What the Nation's Press Says About the Scottsboro Case. New York: Scottsboro Defense Committee, . 16 pp. Stapled pamphlet in pictorial wrappers. Light soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities, wrappers beginning to detach at ends, staples lightly oxidized, small holes to upper margins of final few leaves and and rear wrapper, light toning to interior. $150. * The Scottsboro Defense Committee provided legal aid and sympathetic publicity for the Scottsboro Boys, nine young male African-Americans, ages 12 to 19, who were falsely accused of raping two white women in Alabama in 1931.
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