This article printed in the Topeka Capital covers the tarring of German American pastor Reverend Gustav Gastrock of Lawrence, Kansas. Rev. Gastrock was tarred by three men who probably attacked Gastrock in response to his refusal to preach in English in support of the Liberty Loan campaign and the Red Cross.
Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: May 10, 1918
This article can be combined with other articles on harassment of German Americans to help students understand the difficulties German Americans faced during World War I.
KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges German Americans faced in Kansas during World War I
Item Number: 213502
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Sedition, espionage, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213502
Collections - Library
Community Life - Religion - Christianity
Curriculum - 11th Grade Standards - Kansas History Standards - 1877-1930 (Kansas_Benchmark 1) - German Americans (Indicator 7) - Movement against German languages
Date - 1910s - 1918
Military - Wars - World War I - Homefront
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Newspaper - clipping
People - European Americans - Germans
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Counties - Douglas
Thematic Time Period - World War I, 1914 - 1919
Type of Material - Newspapers - Clippings