1038:
C. M. Goethe letter about French and German eugenics laws
Date:
1935
Pages:1 of 1
Source:
The Harry H. Laughlin Papers, Truman State University, document, D-2-4
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C. M. Goethe letter about French and German eugenics laws

Form T2, 2X 633, IPC 2500 LED C.M. Goethe Business Founded 1932 Capital National Bank Building Seventh and J Streets Sacramento, California January 12, 1935 Returning from another six months' European study of Population Pressure and of Immigration Control, may one venture to suggest that, out of this research, the most valuable item seems to be the French method of solving unemployment. France, as you know, has a marvelously efficient system of registering aliens. Thru it, when a Frenchman loses his job, an alien is sent over the frontier to make room for him. As a result, France has practically no unemployment problem. French taxpayers need support no dole. Watching these deportations, one is impressed with the fact that the French weed out the eugenically lowpowered. The near-moron tends to multiply without restraint. The law of differential birthrates works with tragic speed against the type that produces leadership. However one abhors dictatorship, one is also impressed that Germany, by sterilization, and by stimulating birthrates among the eugenically highpowered, is gaining an advantage over us as to future leadership. 30 years of research, much of it overseas, into these problems makes profound the conviction that we should (1st) pass a Quota Act against Latin America, (2nd) register all aliens (3rd) deport, like France, aliens to make jobs for the old American stock. Respectfully,

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