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This article published in the Kansas City Star claims that Pottawatomie County is the most disloyal county in Kansas. The article claims that the reason for such widespread disloyalty is the fact that the majority of the residents of Pottawatomie County are Germans or of German descent. In addition, the article details the actions, both legal and illegal, taken to try and make any disloyalists comply.

Creator: Kansas City Star
Date: June 9, 1918

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This article can be used to help students understand the situation in Pottawatomie County, Kansas during World War I. In particular, the article can be used to give students a sense of the scale and the type of the reactions generated in response to those considered disloyal.

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

Item Number: 213516
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Espionage, sedition, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213516

Must not shift burden in fighting kaiserism Aged German is given 48 hours to leave city! Watch alien women. Must stay away from all restricted zones Von Hindenburg, U.S.A., would fight relative

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