Disappointment from Former Harding Follower
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Politics; Religion; Elections; Lutheranism
Local German preacher expresses disappointment in Babel, especially in light of the German-language stumping he undertook two years ago for the governor, which, he notes, the "election showed [was] not in vain."
G. F. Braun
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-05-29; Farmersburg, Iowa; Clayton County;