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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
184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 4, 2016 256 PM - NelsonK_Marble Rock Resident to Herbert J. Metcalf, Feb. 14 1918_ Metcalf.jpg

A resident of Marble Rock, Iowa sends Herbert J. Metcalf a letter regarding pro-German activity within Floyd County. He is asking Metcalf for permission to organize a company of
252051-997118 - Mankins Adam - May 4, 2016 1052 AM - MankinsA_LetterToLibrarian_Metcalf1.jpg

Chairman of Iowa Council of National Defense, Lafayette Young, writes to the Librarian, moreover librarians across the state of Iowa, requesting books from pro-German sources be removed from the public supply and reported back to the council.
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ F.D.BabcockJr.toHerbert.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to Herbert Metcalf from F.D. Babcock Jr. dated November 23, 1917. The letterhead is from the North-West Mutual Insurance Association of Ida Grove, Iowa. The letter states that Babcock
198708-997118 - Gustafson Johnie - May 3, 2016 1000 PM - GustafsonJ D.J.MurphytoH.J.Metcalf Metcalf_1.jpg

This letter is addressed to Herbert J. Metcalf from D. J. Murphy, and attorney from Waukon, Iowa. This letter informs Metcalf that there is a $136.00 Check enclosed to raise money for the men from Allamakee at Camp Dodge. It was noted that the…
233075-997118 - Foley Taylor - May 4, 2016 936 PM - FoleyT Rock Valley Public School Metcalf.JPG

Another response to someone else about the situation involving Mrs. Mattie Calbreath. This letter states that the situation is now being looked into and will have a full report once stuff has been clarified and in the meantime to be doing other…
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Incident in Little Rock. A pro-German was forced to "quit" the town, but came back later looking for trouble. A lot here.
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