Person:Ruby Bates

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Ruby Bates


Photo by Brown Brothers from Encyclopedia of Alabama
 Accuser of the Scottsboro Boys

Born:1915
Died:1976

Notes:

•  One of two accusers of the Scottsboro Boys. Later withdrew her accusation and became a witness for the defense on appeal.


Related Links:
•  Encyclopedia of Alabama - Photo

•  Google Images - Possible Photos of/about Ruby
•  PBS - Bio
•  ThinkQuest - Transcript of the testimony for the new trial.
•  University of Missouri - The story of her role in the case.
•  Wikipedia - Scottsboro Boys




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