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Capital punishment -- Maryland

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Giles-Johnson Defense Committee records

 Collection 0090-MDHC

The Giles-Johnson Defense Committee was a volunteer group of Montgomery County citizens working for the defense of James and John Giles, and Joseph Johnson, three black men arrested on charges of rape in 1961. The collection includes correspondence, reports, newsletters, fact sheets, legal briefs, and statements of the committee relating to the arrest, imprisonment, trials, defense, and release of Johnson and the Giles brothers.