• Tags: Disloyalty
249554-997118 - Smith Megan - May 3, 2016 114 PM - SmithM_Mr.MetcalftoMr.White_Metcalf.JPG

Mr. Metcalf writes to Mr. White telling him of an address of a suspected German spy, he asked that the Council gets this address as soon as possible
249554-997118 - Smith Megan - May 3, 2016 114 PM - SmithM_H.J.MetcalftoMrs.Harl_Metcalf.JPG

Mr. Metcalf writes to Mrs. Harl about her success at closing another German School, he thanks her for her good deeds.
222942-997118 - Plimmer Jared - May 4, 2016 208 PM - PlimmerJ_Secretary Iowa National Defense to County Agriculture Agent_Metcalf.JPG

The author of the letter is reporting the barbarious acts of Pro-german supporters in his town and wants action done about it. These acts are not specified but regardless, they could put the town in danger.
184899-997118 - Nelson Kaitlyn - May 12, 2016 703 PM - NelsonK_Herbert J. Metcalf to Ben H. Walker, Jan. 22, 1918_Metcalf.jpg

This is a letter from Herbert J. Metcalf responding to the supposed treasonable utterances in the vicinity of Eldora. He tells Walker if he has sufficient evidence of this information to report to him right away so action can be taken to these…
262461-997118 - Gilbert Alyssa - Apr 11, 2016 232 PM - GilbertA_Disloyalty_of_lutheran_Churches_Metcalf.JPG

A letter detailing the possible disloyalty of pastors in Lutheran Churches, asking for the authority to stop the speaking of German in church services.
233075-997118 - Foley Taylor - May 4, 2016 936 PM - FoleyT County Pride Metcalf.JPG

A citizen of a local community writes in to Mr. Metcalf about how they will do anything to win the war because they are so proud to be in the county that they live in because they all show loyal and patriotism towards the United States.
233075-997118 - Foley Taylor - May 4, 2016 936 PM - FoleyT Unpatriotic Metcalf.JPG

The superintendent of Lineville, Iowa schools is worried that one of his teachers is unpatriotic and the person reporting the issue doesn
182351-997118 - Brockway Kelly - May 4, 2016 730 PM - BrockwayK_UnpatrioticCitizen_Metcalf.jpg

In this letter to Metcalf, he becomes aware of a situation occurring in the town of Lineville, Iowa. He is supposed to take care of the situation at his own discretion, but promptly. In the bottom of the page, there are some hand written notes as…
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Rohlff aghast at being called a slacker and disloyal by Lafayette Young.
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Reporting on suspicious movements of Germans. They saw a troop train and wished "they will never come back."
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