Rich German Not Pulling Weight
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Agriculture; Class; Liberty Loans; Red Cross; Y.M.C.A.; Informing; Defacement
Reporting on rich German, Simon Snittjer, Sr. [sounds Dutch], who won't display flag or donate money. Someone subsequently defaced his property.
W. T. S. Rath
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-11-19; Hardin County; Ackley, Iowa