By: Makayla Phillips, Patricia Lopez, De'Zhanae Ricardson
Miss Maudie's House Fire. By: Makayla Phillips
This is the common wear of men in the 1930's.
Common women hairstyles
This picture illustrates the common hairstyles in the mid-1930s.
This picture shows what women wore in the 1930's.
The murder of Bob Ewell By: Patricia Lopez
Black Man Goes against all odds in Rape Case in Southern U.S. By: De'Zhanae Richardson
A black man, husband and father of two is on trial for the crime of raping 19 year old Mayella Ewell. Around 11 pm, November 21,1935, Tom Robinson was accused by Bob Ewel of raping Mayella. When the sheriff Mr Heck Tate was called to stand yesterday to give his statements he was questioned about the physical injuries of Mayella Ewell. He said that she was beaten around the head and had brusies on her arm. Qestioned about injurys that there was no proffesional called they thought it was unnecessary. Mr. Bob Ewell was called to the court. He said he heard Mayella screaming and that he ran as fast as he could through the fence. He saw Tom Robinson have sexual intercourse with his daughter. Then Bob Ewell ran to get shriff Tate. He told the sheriff who was the culprit and Mr. Tate arrested Tom Robinson on Mr. Ewells account of the story. Atticus had asked him in the court to write his name, It was found out that Bob Ewell is left handed.
Mayella was certain that tom robinson had raped her. Mayella said she was standing on the front of her porch, there was an old chiffarobe in the yard that needed to be cut up and Tom happened to be passing by the house that day. She said that it was the first time that she ask Tom to come through the fence. After he had did the work she went to go offer him a nickel and tom went up behind her and grabed her from behind and started choking her. Her father then came up and look through window and relaized what was happening and ran to go get sherrif Tate. It was shown that tom left hand was shorter as it got caught in a cotton gin when he was youing so there was questiong on weather Tom or her father harmed her. Tom Robinson had a diffrent side of the story he said he knew Mayella as he had done some work for her before and the fact that he passed by the her house everyday to go to work. She offered him a nickel but he declined. Apparentlly Mayella asked him to fix the door hinges, and Mayella came up behind him and kissed and hugged him, tom relized the children werent home as mayella said they went to go get ice cream. Next, Mr Bob Ewell had seen this from the window spouted vulgarites at Mayella, said he would kill her. At the end of it all Tom Robinson was charged with the crime of raping Mayella Ewell.