Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Man in Germany wants his property in Salina - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This article, published in the Topeka Capital, details the efforts of Gustav C. Kothe to retain his property in Salina, Kansas. Kothe, an American consular agent in Germany, failed to return to the U.S. after the U.S. declared war on Germany. As a result, the U.S. government listed Kothe as an alien enemy and confiscated his property.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: November 9, 1918

Bookbag Share Print

This article can be used in conjunction with other material on the experience of German Americans in Kansas during World War I to give the students a sense of the scope of the difficulties the German American community faced. Specifically, the article can be used when discussing actions taken against non-naturalized German Americans.

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

Item Number: 213517
Call Number: K 341.3, Clipp., v.1, p. 1-123, Espionage, sedition, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213517

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.