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This article, published in the June 19, 1917, edition of the Topeka Capital addresses the law prohibiting German immigrants who were not naturalized U.S. citizens from entering the Topeka Business District without a special permit from the U.S. Marshall Office. Anyone violating the law could be placed in jail without trial until the end of the war.

Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: June 19, 1917

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This article can be used to help students understand the difficulties un-naturalized German Americans faced during World War I, as well as the harsh measures that could be taken if they violated any laws.

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

Item Number: 213497
Call Number: K 341.3 Clipp. V.1, p. 1-123, Sedition, Espionage, etc.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213497

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