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Hawaii Statehood, August 21, 1959

Sen. J. Res. 8 of the Legislature of the State of California, relative to granting the Territory of Hawaii statehood in the United States, March 12, 1953

Hawaiians were not alone in their struggle for statehood. This petition from the California State Senate acknowledges the relationship between California and Hawaii and requests that Congress grant statehood to Hawaii.

RG 46, Records of the U.S. Senate

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