This letter, from Fransico Moralez to Governor Schoeppel, details Moralez's experiences upon returning to Kansas after the end of World War II. Despite being a Mexican American U.S. Army veteran, Moralez faced a great deal of difficulty when attempting to readjust to civilian life due to the racism and discrimination that continued to exist at the end of the war.
Creator: Moralez, Fransico
Date: September 7, 1945
Item Number: 216804
Call Number: Governor's Files, Governor Schoeppel, Box 56, Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216804
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - Schoeppel, Andrew F.
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930-1945 (US_Benchmark 2) - Race and ethnic relations (Indicator 7)
Date - 1940s - 1945
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Schoeppel, Andrew F.
Military - Wars - World War II
Military - Wars - World War II - Homefront
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Hispanics
People - Notable Kansans - Schoeppel, Andrew Frank, 1894-1962
Places - Cities and towns - Geneseo
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Rice
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939-1945
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters