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This article, published in the the Newton Evening Kansan-Republican, covers the case of Burton, Kansas, resident John Schrag. Schrag, a wealthy farmer of German ancestry, was accused of violating the Espionage Act because he refused to salute the American flag.

Creator: Newton Evening Kansan-Republica
Date: December 27, 1918

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This article can be used to help students appreciate the violence and legal problems that many German Americans in Kansas dealt with during World War I.

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

Item Number: 213528
Call Number: N 462, Microfilm Collection, Newton Evening Kansan-Republican, 11/23/1918-6/17/1919
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213528

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