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Ralph Tennal to Arthur Capper

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Creator: Tennal, Ralph

Date: December 2, 1917

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Arthur Capper, Correspondence Files, Numerical File Box 10 Folder 3

Unit ID: 211801

Summary: Ralph Tennal, editor of the Sabetha Herald, wrote this letter to the governor in an attempt to convince Capper that child labor laws did more trouble than good. Tennal believes that these laws prevented children from being industrious and led to crime, because "everybody knows what Satan does to idle hands." Instead of having children run loose, they should find suitable employment on weekends and evenings that would give them ?wholesome activities.? According to Tennal, these child labor laws were doing more harm than good.

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Title (Main title): Ralph Tennal to Arthur Capper

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Arthur Capper (1915-1919).

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