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Apostolic elders note church's longtime dependence on German, their loyalty, and opposition to any upcoming language legislation, noting as well their independence from Amish and Mennonite communities.
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Jacob Naumann's account book from the mid-nineteenth century, showing Naumann's transition from German to English as a language of both public business and personal memory.
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Selections from Civil War diary kept by the thirty-year-old Jacob Naumann, a German-born Union soldier. Includes hand-drawn sketches of individual skirmishes and individual entries.
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Hungerford advises caution regarding action on language issue, as "there is so much politics in the state, and politicians are so active and unfair, I fear the result."
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Widow of German-American writes from Ohio, noting that husband asked to join secret society of German Americans who would fight for Fatherland in case of war. Centered in Denver, Iowa.
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Concerning unpatriotic actions, and violence, by groups, namely "labor leaders" and those "stirring up dissension among the workers."
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Photograph following the wedding of German immigrant Jacob Naumann and his Ohio-born bride, Catherine Ann Keck.

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