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A. M. Fury of the Robinson Grain Company in Palco, Kansas, writes to Governor Henry Allen, of Topeka, requesting a car of threshing coal. At the time of this writing, Kansas communities had already been without coal for a number of weeks following a series of coal strikes. In November, 1919, the Kansas Supreme Court gave the state control of the coal fields. Governor Allen set up office in Pittsburg during this period. Volunteers were called in from surrounding areas to begin coal mining operations when the striking mine workers refused to return to work following the takeover.

Creator: Fury, A.M.
Date: December 18, 1919

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Item Number: 212383
Call Number: Governors Office Governor Henry J. Allen Box 7, Folder Governor H.J.Allen
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212383

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