World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Americanization; Socialism; Bolshevism
Kimmel ntoes the need to "counteract the vicious influences of the Socialists, Bolshevists and other agitators who would tear down our present form of Government and present order of things."
Joseph S. Kimmel
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1920-01-02; Scott County; Davenport, Iowa; Kansas City, Missouri