Informing on Neighbor
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Pro-Germanism; Aliens;
Informing on neighbor, who says disloyal things about America. She "told me in my husband's presence that she was born a German and would die a German and that if she lived in this country next hundred years no one could ever make her say that she is an American."
Mrs. J. B. Johnston
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-12-13; Kossuth County; Algona, Iowa