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Luella Gettys Key, Papers


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Luella Gettys Key, Papers, 1929-1959 | Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries

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ID: MS/134

Primary Creator: Key, Luella Gettys

Extent: 3.0 box(es)

Subjects: Citizenship, Concentration camps, Detention of persons, Japanese Americans, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation--1942-1945, Political scientists, Racism--United States--History--20th century, World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans, World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American

Biographical Note

Cora Luella Gettys Key was born in Nebraska.  She attended the University of Nebraska and graduated from the Department of Political and Social Sciences with a masters degree in 1921. After continuing her education at Bryn Mawr College, she received a Doctorate in Political Science in 1925 from the University of Illinois.  She then worked at the University of Chicago as a research assistant in the Political Science Department. While there she met Valdimer Orlando (V.O.) Key Jr. who getting his Ph.D. in political science, and they were married on October 27, 1934.  She went on to work at the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service from the 1930s to 1950s.

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Concentration camps
Detention of persons
Japanese Americans
Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation--1942-1945
Political scientists
Racism--United States--History--20th century
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American

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