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In this letter to Senator Capper, T.W. Bell, a lawyer from Leavnworth, Kansas, addresses the treatment of African American soldiers by white officers during World War II. In fact, Bell claims that many Southern officers treated African Americans so harshly that they "can't speak, nor defend themselves from an Open Insult, They Are Perfect Slaves, of the very Worst Type."

Creator: Bell, T.W.
Date: July 6, 1946

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This item can be used to dicuss race and ethnic relations during the World War II-era, as well as the treatment soliders faced when opposing cultures clashed.

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

Item Number: 217578
Call Number: Arthur Capper Coll. #12, Box 16 Folder: Negroes
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217578

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