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This correspondence between Russell McClure, City Manager of Wichita, and several important individuals in Kansas, including Governor Schoeppel, addresses the problems accompanying the attendance of two Japanese American students at Friends University in Wichita. The primary theme that runs through McClure's letters is that the two Japanese American students will not be treated kindly by the citizens of Wichita due to the strong current of animosity that existed toward Japanese and Japanese Americans.

Date: February 19, 1943-November 27, 1943

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These items can be used in conjunction with other materials on the home front during World War II to highlight race and ethnic relations during the conflict.

11th Grade, Benchmark 2, Race and Ethnic Relations (indicator 7)

Item Number: 217445
Call Number: Governor's Records, Governor Schoeppel, Box 63, Folder 13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217445

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