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184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 12, 2016 703 PM - NelsonK_Herbert J. Metcalf to F. A. O'Connor, Jan. 18, 1918_Metcalf.jpg

This letter from Herbert J. Metcalf is informing O
184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 12, 2016 703 PM - NelsonK_F. A. O'Connor to Herbert J. Metcalf, Jan. 16, 1918_Metcalf.jpg

This letter to Herbert J. Metcalf is informing him that he noticed during the last meeting of the Council of Defense that he was unable to attend, a new plan of reorganization of the County Councils of Defense was considered. He was asking if Metcalf…
184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 12, 2016 703 PM - NelsonK_W. H. Culver to Herbert J. Metcalf, Nov. 30, 1917_Metcalf.jpg

This is a letter from W. H. Culver to Herbert J. Metcalf sending him six copies of the
252051-997118 - Mankins Adam - May 4, 2016 1052 AM - MankinsA_StateCouncilNatlDefLetter_Metcalf1.JPG

A series of brief letters written to H. J. Metcalf in reference to creating additional charters for the Council of National Defense, followed by an informational document containing details about current charters work supporting the war effort.
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ BelltoHerbertJ.Metcalf Matcalf_1.jpg

This letter is from the Bell, the Chairman of the County Board of Defense, to Herbert J. Metcalf, dated November 24, 1917. The letter accuses disloyalty in German Lutheran Churches in Ida Grove, Iowa. While he acknowledges that he spoke with a…
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ ResolutionfromW.L.Harding'sOfficebyH.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This bulletin is from the office of the Governor W. L. Harding, written by Herbert J. Metcalf dated November 23, 1917. The bulletin states that the Iowa State Council of National Defense is proud of the efforts from the women of Iowa. It also states…
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ H.A.LemmontoGuyE.Logan Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to Guy E. Logan from H. A. Lemmon dated November 23, 1917. The letterhead is from the State Council of Defense in Reno, Nevada. The letter states that the State Council of Defense in Nevada would like to be added to the Iowa…
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ HerbertJ.MetcalftoV.O.Bell Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to V. O. Bell from Herbert J. Metcalf dated November 26, 1917. This letter begins by stating that in regard to German preachers, Mr. Bell must
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ D.J.MurphytoH.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to Herbert J. Metcalf from D. J. Murphy, and attorney from Waukon, Iowa. This letter informs Metcalf that there is a $136.00 Check enclosed to raise money for the men from Allamakee at Camp Dodge. It was noted that the…
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ JacobRusstoLafayetteYoung Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is in response to a letter from the Chairman of the Iowa Council of National Defense, Lafayette Young, dated November 9, 1917. Jacob Russ is responding to the accusation that he does not whole-heartedly support the United States…
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