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This letter from Robert Heike, Jr., pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lydia, Kansas, to Kansas Governor Arthur Capper of Topeka, addresses the use of the German language during church services. Heike explains that the local War Committee has asked that church services conducted in German be stopped, and he would like to know if a federal law exists prohibiting services in languages other than English.

Creator: Heike, Robert J.
Date: May 4, 1918

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Heike's letter can be used to help students understand the difficulties German-American's faced during World War I.

KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges German Americans faced in Kansas during World War I

Item Number: 213415
Call Number: Governor's Office, Capper, Box 22, Folder 16
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213415

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