Burning Books in Spirit Lake
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Book Burning;
High school student writes in support, noting his actions against German books and the subsequent burning of same.
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; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Dickinson County