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Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts. Truman confirms receipt of a Kansas City manufacturing report sent by Catts and Truman expresses his surprise in the outcome of the report.

Date: 
October 17th 1941

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts provides a report on federal defense manufacturing in Greater Kansas City produced from an analysis of questionnaires sent out to these manufacturing firms.

Date: 
October 14th 1941

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts thanks Truman for his help in expediting federal support for defense manufacturing education in Kansas City. He was glad to report to visiting aircraft manufacturers that "Kansas City's Public Schools are now in a position to train their quota of skilled workmen."

Date: 
July 14th 1941

Letter from Senator Harry S. Truman to Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts. After Catts informs Truman that Kansas City steel companies could be utilized to aid in the construction of 200 aquatic ships, Truman agrees and comments "There isn't a reason in the world why that could not be done."

Date: 
January 10th 1941

Letter from Executive Manager of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Geroge W. Catts to Senator Harry S. Truman. Catts informs Truman that Kansas City structural steel companies are currently at 60% capacity and could be utilized to aid in the construction of 200 aquatic ships requested by the federal government.

Date: 
January 7th 1941
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