Letter Denying the Authority to Halt German Preachers from Preaching in German
This letter describes why the authority to ban German would be useless without further demonstration that the preacher in question is making disloyal statements. It also tells of the same problem in regard to schools teaching in German- that is to say, that the state of Iowa had no jurisdiction over these matters.
H. J. Metcalf
State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Box #6, Herbert J. Metcalf
Ida Grove, Iowa; Ida County; Sioux City, Iowa; Plymouth County