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Letter from Dr. P. Colfax Rameau to Governor Charles Henderson.

In the letter Rameau discusses his work to strengthen the African American war effort in his area: "I have been organizing local War Councils among the members of my race throughout the district for the conserving man-power in the mines for quite a while." He then offers his assistance in the proposed statewide "Negro War Council of Defense." Also included is a brief letter from Henderson to L.M. Hooper, chairman of the Alabama State Council of Defense, in which he encloses Rameau's correspondence.

Creator: Dr. P. Colfax Rameau
Date: August 7,1918
Repository: Alabama Department of Archives and History
Format: Correspondence

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ALCOS Social Studies Content Standard:
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Grade 6: Standard(s) 3
Grade 7 (Civics): Standard(s) 10
Grade 9: Standard(s) 12
Grade 11: Standard(s) 4

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