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Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel public notice

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Creator: Schoeppel, Andrew Frank, 1894-1962

Date: May 18, 1943

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Records, Schoeppel, Box 64 Folder 6

Unit ID: 207206

Summary: Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel of Topeka, Kansas, announces that Axis prisoners of war held at the "Camp Phillips Internment Camp" are available as laborers for farm or construction work. Interested farmers were instructed to contact their county extension agents for applications and information. The prisoners were to be paid eighty cents a day. This work program was controversial in the local communities because of security concerns and a preference to keep sons at home to help with the farming.

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Title (Main title): Governor Andrew F. Schoeppel public notice

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