Apostolic Church on Language
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Religious Services; Apostolic Church; Mennonites; Amish;
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.
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
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