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This letter, from Thomas Harten of New York to Kansas Governor Andrew Schoeppel, concerns the commemoration of Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation on the evening of February 10th, 1943, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Reverend Harten explains to Governor Schoeppel that his support is needed in order for Americans to remember that in times of crisis or conflict "the black man has always been loyal."

Creator: Harten, Thomas
Date: December 19, 1942

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Item Number: 216810
Call Number: Governor's Records, Schoeppel, Box 56, Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 216810

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