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In this letter to Governor Schoeppel, Kansas House of Representatives member Benjamin O. Weaver explains that many of his constituents in Kiowa County, Kansas, are opposed to the use of Japanese Americans as laborers in the state. Included with the letter is a petition signed by numerous Kiowa County residents which states that they are against releasing the Japanese Americans because they "think it dangerous to the war effort." A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

Date: September 01, 1943

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This item can be used when examining race and ethnic relations and attitudes in Kansas during the World War II years.

11th Grade, Benchmark 2, Race and ethnic relations (indicator 7)

Item Number: 217368
Call Number: Governor's Records, Governor Schoeppel, Box 63, Folder 13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217368

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