Le Mars Congregation
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Liberty Bonds; Red Cross
Vollmar notes the "old men and women weep[ing] aloud when I announced that this would probably be the last service in the german language [sic]."
J. J. Vollmar
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-06-02; Plymouth County; Le Mars, Iowa;