• Tags: Pro-German Sentiment
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.
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Writer says that "there are more Pro-Germans per sq. miles in this vicinity than any other part of the state."
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Reporting on suspicious movements of Germans. They saw a troop train and wished "they will never come back."
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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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