Paul R. Jones Museum

Scottsboro Boys photos on display downtown

From The Tuscaloosa News:

An exhibit of historic photographs documenting the 1933 retrial of one of the Scottsboro Boys defendants will be on display at the University of Alabama’s Paul R. Jones Gallery of Art in downtown Tuscaloosa until Feb. 21.

The exhibit “Scottsboro Boys: The Fred Hiroshige Photographs” opened Friday and features images from the Morgan County Archives. The photos record the second trial of Haywood Patterson, one of the nine black teenagers pulled from a train in Paint Rock in 1931 and falsely accused of raping two white women.

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