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K. L. Browne of Kansas City, Kansas, writes Governor Edward W. Hoch of Topeka concerning the segregation of Kansas City (Kans.) High School. Browne requests the Governor sign a bill recently passed by the legislature that would segregate the school by building a separate building for black children. The letter claims most white citizens favor passage of the bill. Mr. Browne argues that the mixed high schools in Kansas City, Kansas have driven many Kansans to move to Kansas City, Missouri where high schools were segregated, particularly those families moving from the country to the city. The letter claims that Kansas is loosing both good citizens and revenue to Missouri due to mixed race schooling. He also claims that elementary schools in Kansas were segregated for thirty years without difficulty. Governor Hoch signed the bill February 22, 1905. See C. M. Moates to Governor Edward Hoch, February 21, 1905.

Creator: Browne, K. L.
Date: February 18, 1905

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Item Number: 207887
Call Number: Governor's Records--Hoch, Box 20 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 207887

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