Dodgy Draft Deals
World War I; German Americans; Wartburg Seminary; Draft Board; Army; Draft; Education; University; Newspapers
Concerns over German influence on draft boards, noting the suspicious number of exemptions allowed in Bremer County--and the many new "divinity students" in Wartburg Cemetary.
Donald H. Clark
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-09-24; Poweshiek County; Grinnell, Iowa; Bremer County; Waverly, Iowa