• Tags: 1920
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Kimmel ntoes the need to "counteract the vicious influences of the Socialists, Bolshevists and other agitators who would tear down our present form of Government and present order of things."
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Letter from Max Rehder to relatives in Iowa in 1920. He comments pessimisstically upon the post-war sitation and local business prospects.
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Portion of local electrical grid map for Pershing Park in Berlin, Iowa created in 1915. Notably, someone has scratched out "Lincoln" and penciled in "Berlin," demonstrating the pressures felt by German communities in the context of First-World-War…
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A recent sketch of the history of Des Moines' Hertzberg Bindery, a book-binding business opened by the son of German immigrants.
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