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In this letter to Senator Capper, Judge William A. Smith of the Kansas Supreme Court informs Capper that Miss Majorie Bradshaw of Topeka, Kansas, was offered a job with the Civil Service in Washington D.C. and, when she arrived, was kept from taking the job because they discovered that she was an African American.

Creator: Smith, William A.
Date: January 12, 1942

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This item can be used along with other items on race and ethnic relations to demonstrate the difficulties facing African Americans during World War II.

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

Item Number: 217575
Call Number: Collection 12, Box 16, Folder: Negroes
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217575

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