World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Informants
Informing on Martin Hurt, overheard to say "we must quit talking, as someone might hear us and get us in trouble."
J. R. White
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-05-31; Hamilton County; Webster City, Iowa