"Calling Down" Pastor
World War I; Babel Proclamation; Council of Defense; German Language; Anti-Germanism; Pro-Germanism; Neutrality; Religion;
Local pastor, while preaching 'render unto Caesar' sermon, forcefully stopped by Germans in congregation, who didn't want to hear "anything in that line."
Chas. P. Lang
State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa
Box #14, Council of Defense, Governor's Office: Harding, Research Group #43, S61/07/05
1917-07-30; Hardin County; Abbott, Iowa