World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Draft; Disloyalty;
A Mr. Keasling "is making threats a gainst the government by threatening to resist the draft of his sons, threatening bodily injury in case his sons are called."
George S. Griffin
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-08-07; Keokuk County; Hayesville, Iowa