The Citizenship Case

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Collection of correspondence and legal documents pertaining to a case in which a woman lost her U.S. citizenship upon marriage to an alien ineligible for citizenship - a common occurrence under citizenship laws such as the 1922 Cable Act, which discriminated based upon race. Includes correspondence from Nevada Senator Key Pittman and other legal documents navigating citizenship.

Date 1925
Creator Key Pittman, Henry Hoyt, Robe Carl White, Albert Johnson,
Credit Special Collections, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries