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Letter from E.H. Reed of Hutchinson, Kansas, to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in New York City. The letter is regarding the case of Frank U. Martin, who was arrested for violating the Selective Service Draft Act. Martin, a Jehovah's Witness minister, objected to military service and repeatedly protested the Selective Service's attempts to draft him into the U.S. military. Reed's letter details the difficulties conscientious objectors faced as they tried to remain true to their religious beliefs in an atmosphere that strongly encouraged participation in the war effort.

Creator: Reed, E.H.
Date: June 1, 1942

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Item Number: 216558
Call Number: Governor's records, Ratner, Correspondence, Box 15
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216558

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