Letter regarding the appointment of J.W. Frankelberger as the successor of Ed M. Smith on the Madison County Council of Defense. The writer regrets the resignation of Ed M. Smith and wishes he could continue his job.
Mr. Olds is reaching out to Metcalf to get some insight on the efforts to get the German language out of school. He is looking for information to write in his journal. He wants thoughtful information to make a successful article in the Journal.
Letter asking the Navy department to send 1000 posters to the State Council of Defense so they can distribute them accordingly. These posters have reference to theaters, clubs, railroad stations, and better class of shops
Coolidge writes to Mr. Metcalf to explain their upgraded business practices, and wants to help with his next advertising campaign. This shows how politicians often used advertising services to influence public opinion.
Mr. Metcalf writes to a citizen who sought out to educate the public on the dangers of Venereal despises, and he states his agreement with the issue. He goes on to thank Mr. Schubert for his Americanism, saying if all German-Americans were as active…
Mr. Metcalf is exchanging letters with the County superintendent of Waukon, Iowa regarding their contributions to the war effort, handing out the gardening pamphlet, and printing this information in the local newspaper The Mirror.