• Collection: Women and German Iowa
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ F.D.BabcockJr.toHerbert.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to Herbert Metcalf from F.D. Babcock Jr. dated November 23, 1917. The letterhead is from the North-West Mutual Insurance Association of Ida Grove, Iowa. The letter states that Babcock

Photo album of German-Jewish Salzmann family 1930s vacations.

Photo album of German-Jewish Salzmann family vacations through the eastern United States in the late 1940s and early 1950s after their flight from Nazi Germany.
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Worker in general store notes Germans saying they'll "talk German whenever they please."
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County superintendent of schools approves of measure, as she has personally noticed the "pernicious influence" of foreign languages as the method of instruction.
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Polite beseeching inquiry seeking permission to continue worshipping in German, especially for the community's older people. Notes the community's loyalty.
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