World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Polyglot; Medicine; Education
Doctor notes utility of language to his business, mentioning his study of German both in Iowa and Europe.
Ferdinand J. Smith
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-07-09; Lyon County; Little Rock, Iowa