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250530-997118 - Lusk MollyMaeve - May 2, 2016 1259 PM - LuskM_Letters between O.E. Hull and H.J. Metcalf, January 7, 1918_Metcalf_Page1.JPG

C.W. Robinson discusses the investigation of Superintendent Lohr of Davis City and says the report of disloyalty is unfounded. Metcalf responds saying the use of government time is wasted investigating false reports.
250530-997118 - Lusk MollyMaeve - May 2, 2016 1259 PM - LuskM_C.W. Robinson to O.E. Hull, January 5, 1918_Metcalf_Page1.JPG

C.W. Robinson describes interviewing known associates of Superintendent Lohr of Davis City public schools after receiving a report that he was a traitor and finding no evidence of disloyalty.
Letters between R.G. Miller and H.J. Metcalf, December 11, 1917_Metcalf_Page1 (1).JPG

Miller wrote to Metcalf asking if he would be considered an accessory for not informing on his neighbor that he believed to have pro-German sympathies.
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ OfficeDepartmentSignalOfficertoDanielWMorehouse Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is from the Office Department Signal Officer to D.W. Morehouse at Drake University in Des Moines Iowa. This letter is regarding the recruitment of college men to become trained telegraphers for the U.S. Army. This letter is in response to…
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Veteran on hearing foreign language after returning from "fields of Flander."
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Veteran bemoans hearing so much "Dutch" back at home after sacrificing abroad.
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Author notes several German speakers ranging from anti-American to neutral regarding the war. What is more, they have sons in the military and what damage they could do were they to hold the same opinions!
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