Rose Welch to John Ryan

Rose Welch to John Ryan, November 24, 1936

Many of Coughlin's followers believed that Father Ryan was a communist because of his support for Roosevelt and the New Deal. This letter illustrates that belief, as the Minnesota woman writing it asked Father Ryan to send her a book called "Toward Soviet America," implying the Ryan owned the work by Chairman of the Communist Party, USA.




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