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White House Gets Petition from 15,000 New Yorkers Protesting Against White Paper

A scroll “on behalf of the displaced Jews of Europe” bearing 15,000 signatures was left at the White House today by a delegation of the Citizens Committee of the Upper West Side of New York City.

The signatures of several Arabs were among those on the list which included Jews, Catholics, Protestants, and many Negroes. The petition read in part: “We want no part of Britain’s cold-blooded policy in regard to Palestine. The White Paper must be abrogated, and the gates of Palestine opened to all those seeking a haven there.”