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189515-997118 - Schehl Tyler - May 4, 2016 337 PM - SchehlT_Letter from V.M. Dixon to John Winterbotham_Metcalf.jpg

This letter from Dixon, a librarian at the Iowa State College Library in Ames lists five books that were removed from that library
254795-997118 - Rauch Karsen - Apr 11, 2016 144 PM - RauchK_Metcalf_Metcalf.JPG

HJM talks about a letter he received from a Mr. Crosier that German has been dropped in his school and that no classes in German have been started since last September. HJM explains to his recipient that Crosier was very offended that any such…
254795-997118 - Rauch Karsen - Apr 11, 2016 144 PM - RauchK_Coupland_Metcalf_1.JPG

HJM informs the recipient of his opinion about German being taught and spoken in schools. He then goes on to talk about how he is hoping the National Council in Washington will see the light with regard to the foolishness of the idea of allowing…
257205-997118 - Hovden Teeya - May 3, 2016 124 PM - HovdenT_Waverly,IowaLibrary_Metcalf5.jpg

Mrs. E. L. Kenney replying to H. J. Metcalf assuring him that she went through the entire library and they do not have one
213185-997118 - Shepherd Anna - Apr 21, 2016 954 AM - ShepherdA_Cornell College History Books_Metcalf.jpg

In this letter the librarian at Cornell college writes back to inform HJM that while they do have pro-German war books at the library they are keeping them under close watch but will not remove them entirely because the modern history classes sill…
254795-997118 - Rauch Karsen - Apr 11, 2016 144 PM - RauchK_Avery_Metcalf_3.JPG

HJM sends letter to a school official thanking him for and acknowledging the fact that no German, of any sort, has been taught or will be taught in the particular school.
254795-997118 - Rauch Karsen - Apr 11, 2016 144 PM - RauchK_Crosier_Metcalf.JPG

HJM states that the State Council of Defense has no authority to prevent German ministers from preaching in the German language. Since they can
254795-997118 - Rauch Karsen - Apr 11, 2016 144 PM - RauchK_Dorey_Metcalf.JPG

If education propaganda starts being circulated among the German-Speakers, HJM believes it will be easier to get them to conform to the laws and usages of Amerca.
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