Response to Davis
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Name Changes; Medicine
Metcalf responds, urging Davis to persist and press name changes, as "it has become quite the fashion to change German names to American names at this time."
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
1918-06-16; Dickinson County; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Lake Park, Iowa