World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Violence; Babel Defiance
Potential mob violence against local German, which the author doesn't disagree with in principle, but moreover "believe[s] in letting the Law take its course."
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-10-01; Grundy County; Holland, Iowa