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243295-997118 - Spaulding Elizabeth - May 12, 2016 924 PM - SpauldingL_gardencampaignresponse.jpg

Mr. Metcalf responds to the letter regarding citizens
243295-997118 - Spaulding Elizabeth - May 12, 2016 922 PM - SpauldingL_gardeningcampaign.jpg

A citizen working for the gardening campaign informs Mr. Metcalf that many citizens are refusing to have their lots broken up for gardening use, and he feels this is very unpatriotic. He asks Metcalf to help encourage the plowing of additional lots…
243295-997118 - Spaulding Elizabeth - May 12, 2016 839 PM - SpauldingL_AllamakeeCountywarwork.jpg

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.
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…
182351-997118 - Brockway Kelly - May 4, 2016 730 PM - BrockwayK_Iowastatestraveling_Metcalf.jpg

The slogan of the financial institution,
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Berwald responds to Harding, noting both the importance of English in American context and the importance of openness to foreign languages in the capitalist context of current American power.
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Lauer reports a rumor heard regarding seditious literature passed along train, which states that the war "is a financial one and that high finance is taking a prominent place in same."
Timmerman, 1919 Letter to Cornelius Steffens.pdf

According to an archival note from the University of Dubuque, this document was probably written by William O. Ruston, who was the president of the school from 1904-1908, about the circulation of the Dubuque Evangelist. William Ruston discusses two…
Bilingual First Issue Statement_1Sept1899.pdf

Dual-language statement on occasion of first issue, discussing paper and editorial stance on numerous issues. He explicitly states his opposition to the party and political platform of Iowa City's other German-language paper as a reason for starting…
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Letter from Max Rehder discussing his pessism regarding German politics and current business prospects, as well as his only hope in the coming "Hitler Government." Of note is the stamped swastika on the bottom.
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