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199541-997121 - Orabutt Christopher - May 6, 2016 354 PM - OrabuttC_LettertoSchoolsofIowa_Metcalf_Page#1.jpg.jpg

The Iowa Council of National Defense decided that German should not be taught in any schools in Iowa. German songs and texts must not be read or sung in schools either. It is mentioned that when this letter was written, there still was not a single…
207018-997121 - Hewitt Natalie Jo - May 6, 2016 1159 PM - HewittN_MilwaukeeJournalResponse_Metcalf_Page1.jpg

A response from HJ Metcalf to the Milwaukee Journal about how to respond to and control German propaganda and influences within their society.
207018-997121 - Hewitt Natalie Jo - May 6, 2016 1159 PM - HewittN_MilwaukeeJournal_Metcalf_Page1.jpg

This letter is written by the Milwaukee Journal asking Metcalf about how he controls German influence within Iowa and how Wisconsin could follow suit.
207018-997121 - Hewitt Natalie Jo - May 6, 2016 1159 PM - HewittN_GermanSchoolsLetter_Metcalf_Page1.jpg

Letter informing Metcalf about a Holland School in Sanborn, Iowa. He originally thought it was a German school but found out it was not upon arrival.
207018-997121 - Hewitt Natalie Jo - May 6, 2016 1159 PM - HewittN_PublicSchoolsAndChurchesLetter_Metcalf_Page1.jpg

This letter is written by a citizen of Clarence, Iowa, stating that German was not being taught in any of the public schools. After pointing this out, the writer informs his subject that there was a German Lutheran Church conducting its services in…
185907-997118 - Zinselmeier Matthew - May 4, 2016 937 AM - ZinselmeierM_Image3_Metcalf.JPG

A private correspondence between H.A. Davis and H.J. Metcalf, in which Metcalf has persuaded Davis to
185907-997118 - Zinselmeier Matthew - May 4, 2016 937 AM - ZinselmeierM_Image2A_Metcalf.JPG

J.J. Billingsly has sent a letter to H.J. Metcalf listing the names of school board presidents in charge of school districts where the German language is being pursued. The names are sent to H.J. Metcalf
185907-997118 - Zinselmeier Matthew - May 4, 2016 937 AM - ZinselmeierM_Image1_Metcalf.JPG

HJ Metcalf has sent a letter to Dr Avery, asking Avery to investigate the opening of a German school in the town of Primghar/Sanborn, IA. If the school has been started for religious purposes, Metcalf cannot do anything. However, if ample evidence is…
257578-997118 - Van Eldik Noah - May 3, 2016 507 PM - VanEldikN_letterregardingGermanbooksinlibrary_MEtcalf7.jpe

Lafayette Young writes to a librarian about getting rid of German books in the library. Mr. Young ergs the librarian to remove all German books and burn them and send him backs a count of how many were burned. Mr. Young believes that all the youth of…
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