Babel as Homogenizing Force
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Americanization; Homogeneity; Religious Services;
Babel supporter notes that, while "people have always formed groups according to their nationality and language, but when we all use the same language we will soon forget that such things exist in this county."
A. H. Andreae
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-06-21; Elkader, Iowa; Clayton County