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This press release describes the efforts of Kansas Governor Payne Ratner and Colonel E. R. Wilbur to promote civil defense eduction in Kansas. Wilbur represented the Seventh Corps Area defense region including Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas.

Creator: Ratner, Payne Harry, 1896-1974
Date: 1942

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Ratner and Wilbur civilian defense tour of Kansas - 1

This item concisely explains the goal of the Civilian Defense program and can be used to provide students with insight into American's efforts on the home front during World War II.

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

Item Number: 217080
Call Number: Governor's Records, Governor Ratner, Box 16, Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217080

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