German literature in the librarians of Iowa
Germany; World War I; Xenophobia
The letter is written by Herbert J. Metcalf, Secretary for the Council of National Defense in Iowa. He is targeting German-Americans and any German sympathizers. He wants to collect a list of any book that is in any way pro-German.
H. J. Metcalf
State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Folder 1: Box #1, Metcalf Letters, State Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa.