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Mrs. Will Schemling to Governor Andrew Schoeppel - Page

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In this letter, Mrs. Will Schmeling of Atchinson, Kansas, asks Governor Schoeppel to "do something" to keep veterans of the European theater of war from being sent to Pacific as part of the occupation force. Like many other Americans, Schmeling is concerned that "such an injustice might seriously affect their [the soldiers] attitude toward a government they now respect.

Creator: Schmeling, Mrs. Will
Date: August 25, 1945

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This item can be used with other material concerning the home front during World War II to provide students with a sense of the uncertainty that accompanied the conflict.

11th Grade, Benchmark 2, World War II home front (indicator 6)

Item Number: 217058
Call Number: Governor's Records, Schoeppel, Box 65 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217058

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