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

Title
The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950 / edited by Kwando M. Kinshasa.
Publication
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]

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Additional Authors
Kinshasa, Kwando Mbiassi
Description
x, 326 pages : illustrations; 23 cm
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Letters from 1931 : establishing the legal ground -- Letters from 1932 : counselors for the wise -- Letters from 1933 : clash of concerns -- Letters from 1934 : Scottsboro mothers -- Letters from 1935 : black jurors wanted -- Letters from 1936 : psychology of oppression -- Letters from 1937 : four down, five to go -- Letters from 1938 : jail rot -- Letters from 1939 : to be free, and then what -- Letters from 1940 : pushed to the limits -- Letters from 1941 : dear Miss Hester Huntington -- Letters from 1942 : the ILD way -- Letters from 1943 : reaching outward -- Letters from 1944 : to be paroled or not -- Letters from 1945 : Patterson's burden -- Letters from 1946 : andy wrights return -- Letters from 1947 : the cost of parole -- Letters from 1948 : Patterson's guile -- Letters from 1950 Andy's walk.
Call Number
Sc E 14-907
ISBN
  • 9780786472048 (softcover : alk. paper)
  • 0786472049 (softcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2013037862
OCLC
823897599
Title
The Scottsboro boys in their own words : selected letters, 1931-1950 / edited by Kwando M. Kinshasa.
Publisher
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary
"Central to this book is the chronologically structured presentation of letters (1931-1950) that exhibit an intellectual growth and ability on the part of the defendants to effectively express their thoughts. In addition there is legal correspondence from attorneys and members of Scottsboro support committees. The original grammar, syntax and vernacular of the defendants is maintained"-- Provided by publisher.
Added Author
Kinshasa, Kwando Mbiassi, editor.
Research Call Number
Sc E 14-907
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