From Harllee Branch to Harry S. Truman

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Description: 

Letter from Civil Aeronautics Board Chairman Harllee Branch to Senator Harry S. Truman. Upon Truman's proposal of a new air route between Kansas City and New Orleans, Harllee Branch informs Truman that the Civil Aeronautics Board held a meeting to discuss the matter. Although the decision is not finalized by the board, the report completed from the hearing recommends that the Board deny the proposed air route. The complete report detailing their recommendation is attached to the letter. Reasons for their decision include population, economics, and present transportation infrastructure of the cities in question.

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Date: 
March 22nd 1941
Modern Location: 
Washington, DC
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to The Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.
Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
Papers of Harry S. Truman as U.S. Senator and Vice President, Box 94, Kansas City, Missouri
Digital Object Identifier: 
TPL-THS-0089
Transcription: 
KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.