Metcalf to Davis on Terril
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism
Metcalf gives forceful, pre-Babel layout of his reasons for legislating away foreign languages. AND we see here the obvious focus on German: "
H. J. Metcalf
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-03-28; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Dickinson County; Terril, Iowa