A Tale of Two Cities
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Lutheranism; Religious Services; Informants
Pre-Babel: Davis asks German communities in Terril and Spirit Lake to stop with all the Germanning. Latter will and former won't. Proposes law to stop "teaching of the German language."
J. C. Davis
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1918-03-22; Spirit Lake, Iowa; Dickinson County; Terril, Iowa;