Response to McCoy
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism
Hint of the coercion and violence: "it would seem to me that as a matter of self protection these men would desist from preaching and teaching German at once.'
H. J. Metcalf
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-05-20; Wright County; Clarion, Iowa