Agriculture and Food

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Agriculture and Food

Items in the Agriculture and Food Collection

German at Work
Thresher notes working amongst German Americans and wonders whether he can "demand" fellow workers speak "American."

German-American Loyalty
Local writes to Metcalf and Council of Defense on demographic makeup of county [95% German].

Anti-Partisan League in Johnson County
Wade notes the growth of a "non-partisan league" and wants to organize resistance against the organization.

Letter from German Relative to Family in Iowa
Grandmother in Germany writes her grandchildren explaining why she can and will not come emigrate herself at this point, although they want her to and have enclosed money for the purpose. She also includes information on perceptions of immigrant life…

Helen Doing Farmwork atop Horses
Helen was left alone to manage the family farm during World War II while Ben was deployed. A local newspaper ran her story on her effort and this photograph accompanied the story.

Anti-Babel Proclamation Editorial
Forceful editorial against Babel Proclamation, citing easy reconcilability of Germanness and American national identity.

German-Language Newspaper clippings and their translation into English
Snippets concern registering aliens, food production, and others.

Farmer's Union and Disloyalty
Dedham teacher writes regarding the dis-loyal actions of the Farmer's Union.

Language on the Farms
Man of the people notes that many long-time German residents still cannot speak English.

German Prisoners as Model Migrants
Writing his Senator, Rand suggests putting German prisoners of war to work in the Yakima Valley. NOTE: "I think a large percent of these Germans will never go back to Germany, but will settle right there in the Valley." Not a trace of concern over…