Publicity of Mrs. Dow-Longman's Marriage
Politics; Family; Education;
Harrison County secretary of defense wrote to Mr. Metcalf regarding a teacher being ousted in a local newspaper when she got married. At the time, school teachers were not allowed to be married, and this publicity hurt her reputation, as well as the district
State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Box 7, folder #10, The Herbert J. Metcalf collection, State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.