Red Fears in the Schools
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Marxism; Socialism; Atheism; Bolshevism
School superintendent "haunted" by meeting with a Marxist, who might even deny the existence of a divinity. Moreover, this was a teacher of history (!).
A. J. Rohrbaugh
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-11-14; Guthrie County; Redfield, Iowa