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This newspaper article describes the number of conscientious objectors in Kansas in the early 1950s. The article states there are 400 objectors in Kansas according to the Kansas Adjutant General, and that Kansas ranks fifth in the nation in the number of objects per state. The article states that 90% of the Kansas objectors are members of the Mennonite Church, of which there are an estimated 25,000 in Kansas. It indicates that other groups represented include Congregationalists, Church of the Brethren, Friends Church, and Jehovah's Witness.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: September 20, 1953

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State has four hundred draft objectors, ranks fifth - 34

Item Number: 216583
Call Number: Military Service (Compulsory) K 355.22 Un 3 Clipp V.2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216583

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