Russian in Cedar Rapids
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Russian Language; Business; Attorney General
Hessler "wants to stop" use of Russian by immigrants he states are never planning to call USA home. Also hopes to join up with local Babel enforcement grous [CoD]. Once worked out of Attorney General's office, now works for National Oat Company.
J. E. Hessler
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #15, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-09-26; Linn County; Cedar Rapids, Iowa