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Colored citizens of Winfield County to Governor Henry Justin Allen

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Creator: Colored citizens of Winfield Cowley County, Kansas

Date: October 6, 1919

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Records--Allen, Box 2 Folder 9

Unit ID: 207827

Summary: The colored citizens of Winfield (Cowley County) send Governor Henry Allen of Topeka, Kansas, a resolution condemning the racial discrimination then occurring in Kansas and the United States. The resolution asks the Governor to use his power to reverse these conditions. The resolution cites the Negro community's allegiance and loyal service to the U. S. Government, especially during the First World War, as one reason supporting their right to equal citizenship.

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Title (Main title): Colored citizens of Winfield County to Governor Henry Justin Allen

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