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213185-997118 - Shepherd Anna - Apr 21, 2016 954 AM - ShepherdA_Cornell College History Books_Metcalf.jpg

In this letter the librarian at Cornell college writes back to inform HJM that while they do have pro-German war books at the library they are keeping them under close watch but will not remove them entirely because the modern history classes sill…
254795-997118 - Rauch Karsen - Apr 11, 2016 144 PM - RauchK_Coupland_Metcalf_1.JPG

HJM informs the recipient of his opinion about German being taught and spoken in schools. He then goes on to talk about how he is hoping the National Council in Washington will see the light with regard to the foolishness of the idea of allowing…
257205-997118 - Hovden Teeya - May 3, 2016 124 PM - HovdenT_Waverly,IowaLibrary_Metcalf5.jpg

Mrs. E. L. Kenney replying to H. J. Metcalf assuring him that she went through the entire library and they do not have one
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
262461-997118 - Gilbert Alyssa - Apr 11, 2016 232 PM - GilbertA_Removal_of_Books_and_Pamplets_fom_a_Library_Metcalf.JPG

In this letter, the librarian in Ottumwa describes having removed a book which had been requested, and also states the removal of several pamphlets. It also asserts that neither were in circulation.
198867-997118 - Engstler Emma - May 3, 2016 545 PM - EngstlerE_Report of Committe on Women's Work in Wartime_Metcalf.jpg

For the first time in our history, the government has called trade union women into active service representing their respective trades in order to meet intelligently the difficulties and complications that will arise from war. This reports explains…
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