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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_Image5A_Metcalf.JPG

H.J. Metcalf has written a 2 page letter addressed to the managing editor of The Nonpariel in Council Bluffs, IA. The Nonpariel is one of the largest newspaper publications in the Council Bluffs area at the time. Metcalf has stated he would like to…
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_LetterregardingGermanlanguage_Metcalf9.jpe

The Buffalo Center Commercial club sent in a letter regarding getting rid of the German language in and around Buffalo Center. A group of farmers gather at the post office and speak in German everyday and the club wants to get rid of this. The…
257578-997118 - Van Eldik Noah - May 3, 2016 507 PM - VanEldikN_letterregardinganti-americanism_Metcalf5.jpe

Letter regarding Mac J. Groves of Estherville, Iowa who was the food administrator for Emmet County. The writer claims that Mr. Groves is not 100% American and he should be removed from the position.
257578-997118 - Van Eldik Noah - May 3, 2016 507 PM - VanEldikN_Letterregardingnewappointmenttoacounty ofdefense_Metcalf4.JPG

Letter regarding the appointment of J.W. Frankelberger as the successor of Ed M. Smith on the Madison County Council of Defense. The writer regrets the resignation of Ed M. Smith and wishes he could continue his job.
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