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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.

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."

Photograph following the wedding of German immigrant Jacob Naumann and his Ohio-born bride, Catherine Ann Keck.

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