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Latvian refugees (1 of 2 folders)

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKREP-0004-010
    Title:
    Latvian refugees (1 of 2 folders)
    Date(s) of Materials:
    22 July 1948-22 February 1949, undated
    Folder Description:
    This file contains correspondence between the Boston congressional office of Representative John F. Kennedy's secretary, Francis X. Morrissey, and various persons both known and unknown to the Congressman. Materials are mainly expressions of and responses to public opinion regarding Latvian refugees in Boston, Massachusetts. Of note are appeals made by Representative Kennedy to President Harry S. Truman, the Department of Justice, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS); and correspondence between Mr. Morrissey and Mary W. Davis, Representative Kennedy's secretary in the Washington, D.C., congressional office, regarding legislation proposed by the Congressman to address the issue.
    Extent:
    209 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. House of Representatives Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    01.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. House of Representatives Files. Correspondence, 1938-1955. Boston Office General Correspondence, 1947-1952. Latvian refugees (1 of 2 folders). JFKREP-0004-010. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
    Physical Description:
    209 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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