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In this letter to Senator Arthur Capper, J. Silas Harris, President of the Negro National Educational Congress, thanks Capper for the letter that he wrote to President Harding on his behalf. Furthermore, Harris thanks Capper for his efforts to help African Americans during a period in which Harris argues that African American citizenship "has simply been a hollow mockery."

Creator: Harris, J. Silas
Date: March 17, 1922

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This item can be used to highlight the state of race relations in the United States prior to World War II.

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

Item Number: 217564
Call Number: Arthur Capper Coll. #12, Box 16 Folder Negroes
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217564

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