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Letter from James L. Wilmeth to Senate Immigration Committee

Letter dated December 17, 1943 from James L. Wilmeth, National Secretary of the National Council of the Junior Order United American Mechanics to the Senate Immigration Committee in regards to Bill S. 1595, which if passed would permit the naturalization of Indian nationals in the United States. Wilmeth wrote to urge that the Bill be defeated, citing there were ‘enough different races of people in this country’.

Date: December 17, 1943
Type: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: James L. Wilmeth
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Holding Institution: National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
Collection: U.S. Senate Committee on Immigration Bill Files
Folder: S.1595, Committee on Immigration, SEN 78A-E1, Box 57
Digitizer: Anu Kasarabada
Item History: 2015-10-05 (created); 2016-06-10 (modified)

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