Joseph S. DeJarnette writes “Mendel’s Law: A Plea for a Better Race of Men.”

Joseph S. DeJarnette writes “Mendel’s Law: A Plea for a Better Race of Men.” DeJarnette, a strong proponent of eugenics and witness in the landmark case Buck v. Bell, was known to be very proud of his composition, and recites and publishes this poem several times throughout the 1920s or 1930s.