Committee records, 1940-1942.

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Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies. Minneapolis Unit. Committee records, 1940-1942.

Committee records, 1940-1942.

Correspondence, minutes, reports, news releases, lists, financial records, and printed materials of the Minneapolis unit of a national organization established by William Allen White in 1940 to marshal public support for the Allied cause in Europe during World War II.

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