Support in Elkader
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Pro-Germanism; Violence
Vocal support for Babel. Further, he is "only sorry that we do not have a law so that we could make them line up if they wanted to or not."
Carl F. Becker
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-06-14; Elkader, Iowa; Clayton County