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This article printed in the Topeka Capital covers the decision to house around 600 conscientious objectors at Fort Leavenworth for the duration of World War I. The purpose of sending the objectors to Ft. Leavenworth was to segregate the men from the rest of the U.S. Army.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: June 6, 1917

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This article can be used in conjunction with other material on conscientious objectors and German Americans during World War I. In particular, this article can be used to help students appreciate the consequences that many Mennonites faced by choosing not to fight in the war.

KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges German American faced in Kansas during World War I

Item Number: 213513
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Espionage, sedition, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213513

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