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.
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.
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.
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
In this letter H. J. Metcalf is apologizing for not having the circular letters the American Red Cross originally sent. He also sends back some of the circular letters sent throughout the state of Iowa and let them know if he finds the letters he…
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.