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This article published in the Topeka Journal covers the story of Daniel Klege. Klege, a 75 year old resident of Topeka, Kansas, and veteran of the Civil War, was ordered to leave Topeka until the end of the war with Germany because he had never registered to become a naturalized U.S. citizen.

Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: February 19, 1918

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This article can be used in conjunction with other material on non-naturalized German Americans in order to help students understand the strict rules in place during World War I.

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

Item Number: 213505
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Sedition, espionage, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213505

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