This correspondence between Governor Schoeppel and O.M. Raines, addresses Raines desire to return to his pre-war position as a civilian doctor. Serving as Chief of the Reconditioning Service at Fitzsimmons General Hospital in Denver, Colorado, Major Raines asks for Schoeppels help in exiting the military as soon as practicable given that World War II had just ended.
Date: October 16, 1945-November 01, 1945
This item can be used in conjunction with other items on the home front during World War II to provide students with insight into the difficulties that affected everyone during the conflict.
11th Grade, Benchmark 2, World War II home front (indicator 6)
Item Number: 217515
Call Number: Governor's Records, Governor Schoeppel, Box 63, Folder 6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217515
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - Schoeppel, Andrew F.
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1930-1945 (US_Benchmark 2) - World War II home front (Indicator 6)
Date - 1940s - 1945
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - Schoeppel, Andrew F.
Military - Wars - World War II - Homefront
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Schoeppel, Andrew Frank, 1894-1962
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - World War II, 1939 - 1945
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters