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Oswego Pledges “all Possible Cooperation” in Housing Refugees in Fort Ontario

The Oswego Chamber of Commerce has expressed the community of Oswego’s “feeling of hospitality to the foreign visitors” who will shortly be established in the “emergency refugee shelter” near there, the War Refugee Board disclosed today.

In a letter to President Roosevelt and the War Refugee Board, the group thanked the President for selecting Fort Ontario for “this humanitarian objective,” and gave assurance of “all possible cooperation in the successful operation of the Fort Ontario facilities in housing these unfortunate victims of war.”