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C. D. Sample and B. S. Gaitskill, court appointed receivers during the state takeover of the southeast Kansas coal fields, telegram Clyde Reed, secretary to Kansas Governor Henry J. Allen, of Topeka, requesting engineers to operate steam shovels. The state has called on volunteers to take the place of mine workers who refused to return to work after the state takeover of the mines. Many workers volunteering to help during this time were inexperienced. This caused delays in coal operations and deterioration in some of the mine fields.

Creator: Sample C.D.
Date: December 10, 1919

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Item Number: 212385
Call Number: Governor's Papers, Allen, Correspondence--Subject File, Coal Matters, Box 7 Folder Governor H.J. Allen
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212385

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