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In this letter to Governor Schoeppel, Ira Howard of Gaylord, Kansas, argues that returning veterans from World War II must be given a fair chance at employment after the war. In fact, Howard contends that "thousands of veterans are returning home each month now and I wonder if we are going to sit back and see them pushed around the way they were in this case."

Creator: Howard, Ira
Date: April 30, 1945

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This item can be used with other material on the home front during World War II to help students appreciate the fact that many Americans were extremely concerned about how returning veterans would be employed after the conflict ended.

11th Grade, Benchmark 2, World War II home front (indicator 6)

Item Number: 217024
Call Number: Governor's Files, Governor Schoeppel, Box 65, Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217024

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