[Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner, May 26, 1949]

One of 5,303 letters in the series: Business Papers (MS 80-0003) available on this site.

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Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner discussing information and correspondence James has had with Estonian Relief Committee Incorporated and Godchaux Sugars Incorporated concerning Displaced families for farm hire.

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[1] p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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James, Thomas Leroy May 26, 1949.

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  • Main Title: [Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner, May 26, 1949]
  • Added Title: Displaced Persons
  • Series Title: Business Papers (MS 80-0003)

Description

Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner discussing information and correspondence James has had with Estonian Relief Committee Incorporated and Godchaux Sugars Incorporated concerning Displaced families for farm hire.

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[1] p. ; 28 x 22 cm.

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Harris and Eliza Kempner

One of Galveston’s most iconic families, the Kempner family influenced the social and philanthropic landscape of Galveston, and its members created an expansive economic empire. This collection includes both personal papers and documentation of the family's involvement in business and industry.

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  • May 26, 1949

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James, Thomas Leroy. [Letter from Thos. L. James to D. W. Kempner, May 26, 1949], letter, May 26, 1949; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1013609/: accessed January 22, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Rosenberg Library.