Plea for Peace
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Violence; Disloyalty; Newspapers
Desires proclamation against "mob violence" against pro-Germans, which "disgrace[s]" the state. Nonetheless, explicitly against disloyal pro-German elements. Attaches news clippings.
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #15, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
Linn County; Cedar Rapids, Iowa;