Original Copy of Babel Proclamation
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Proclamations; Foreign Languages; Religion; Telephones
Governor Harding issues resolution proclaiming English the sole acceptable language for use in public in Iowa. Public, namely, meaning also church and educational services.
William L. Harding
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Folder #2, 1918 - , Box #20, Governor William L. Harding: General Correspondence, S61/06/06
1918-05-23; Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; Polk County