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DIARY, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Daily notations of undercover work within the German-American Bund conducted by John C. Metcalfe as a reporter for the Chicago Times, May - August 1937, arranged chronologically.
Box 1.

Daily notations of undercover work within the German-American Bund, May-August 1937 (this material was used by the U.S. Justice Department in the sedition case, U.S. v. McWilliams et. al.).

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1935-1949

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, notes, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and printed matter, collected by John C. Metcalfe as an undercover reporter within the German-American Bund for the Chicago Times in 1937, and thereafter an an investigator for the Committee on Un-American Activities of the U.S. House of Representatives, arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box 1.

American Bilbo Club

 

American fascist organizations

 

American Guards

 

American Rangers

 

Anti-semitism

 

App, Austin J.

 

Appeasers

 

Arcand, Adrian

 

Armstrong, George W.

 

Auhagen, Friedrich E.

 

Boy Scouts

 

Brand, Gustave A.

 

Brem, Alfons

 

Brooks, Sidney

 

Broom, The

 

Burkhard, Alex

 

Lists of addresses

Box 2.

Correspondence

 

Clippings and pamphlets

 

Christian Front

 

Christians, George W.

Box 3.

Close, Upton

 

Cogswell, Virginia

 

Commercial influence of German government in U.S.

 

Common Sense

 

Communism

 

Constitutional Educational League

 

Coughlin, Rev. Charles E.

 

Crusaders for Americanism

 

Crusading Mothers

 

Davin, Frank

 

Dayton Independent

 

Deatherage, George E.

 

Dennett, Prescott

 

Dennis, Lawrence

 

Destiny, The Magazine of National Life

Box 4.

Dies, Martin

 

Dies Committee Hearings

 

Metcalfe's reports

 

Correspondence

 

Gingrich testimony

 

Metcalfe testimony

 

Clippings

 

Dilling, Elizabeth

 

Donovan, William J.

 

Edmondson, Robert E.

 

Edstrom, O.E.

 

Elmhurst, Ernest

 

Espoinage

 

Fack, Hugo R.

 

Facts, The

 

Fascist consulates

 

Fascist documents

Box 5.

Fascists

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Fifth column

 

Fish, Hamilton

 

Forbes, Richard

 

Ford, Henry

 

French socialist movement

 

Friends of Democracy

 

Friends of the New Germany

 

German-American Bund

 

General

 

Correspondence

 

Stationery

 

Announcements

 

Tickets

 

Maps

 

Translations from yearbook

Box 6.

Publications

 

Clippings from Deutscher Weckruf

 

Consular aid

 

Criminal records of Bund members

 

Dies Committee Hearings

 

Dies Committee Reports

 

Deutscher Konsum Verband

 

Leaders

 

Elmer, Gustave

 

Froeboeses, George

 

Gissibl, Peter

 

Kuhn, Fritz

 

Kunze, G. Wilhelm

 

Nicolay, Carl

 

Risse, Arno

 

Westphal, Edwin

 

Posts

 

Propaganda

 

General

Box 7.

Film

 

Radio

 

Youth movement

 

German-American Citizens League

 

German-American League for Culture

 

German-American National Alliance

 

German consulates

 

German industry

 

German refugee press

 

Germany

 

Goff, Kenneth

 

Grand Jury

 

Green, G.F.

 

Harold, G.

Box 8.

Hart, Mervin K.

 

Hearst, William Randolph

 

Hitler, Adolf

 

Holmes, Burton

 

Hungarians

 

Hunter, Edward H.

 

Ickes, Harold H.

 

Immigration

 

Indians, American

 

Independent Nationalist

 

Italian Anti-fascist Committee

 

Japanese

 

Jenkins, Jessie Welch

 

Jenkins, Newton

 

Jung, Harry A.

 

Justice Department

 

Kamp, Joseph P.

 

Keeling, Ralph F.

 

Kelly, Edward J.

 

Klein, Henry H.

 

Ku Klux Klan

Box 9.

Kunze, Gerald W.

 

Langer, Senator William

 

League for Constitutional Government

 

Lee, Warren C.

 

Leese, Arnold S.

 

Lindbergh, Charles A.

 

Lohbeck, Donald A.

 

Lutheran Research Society

 

Maertz, Homer

 

Mahler, Kurt

 

Main, John (Reports of)

 

Maloney, William P.

 

Mayer, Marie

 

Merten, Claire M.

 

Mertig, Kurt

 

Mexico

 

Miscellaneous

 

Mosley, Sir Oswald

 

Mosley, Major General George Van Horn

 

Mothers of American Sons

 

National Blue Star Mothers

 

Nationalists

 

National Christian Labor Party

 

Negroes

 

Neumeister, Karl

 

Norris, Frank

 

Oberwinder, Hellmut (assumed name of John C. Metcalfe)

 

Organized Americans of German Ancestry

 

PM

 

Pamphleteers, The

 

Pease, Major Frank

Box 10.

Pelley, William D.

 

Pelypenko, Father Alexis

 

Perkins, Rev. Jonathan Ellsworth

 

Peyton, Jack

 

Pfaus, Oscar

 

Postwar Germany

 

Postwar Nazis in U.S.

 

Protective League of America

 

Rath, Georg

 

Reilly, Lawrence P.

 

Richter, Edwin Paul E.

 

Robnett, George W.

 

Roosevelt, Franklin D.

 

Ross, Dr. Colin

 

Rubinstein, Serge

 

Russian Revolutionary Party

 

Sabotage

 

Scherbert, Hans

 

Scherger, Dr. George L.

 

Sedition

 

Shea, Donald

 

Silver Shirts

 

Smith, Gerald L.K.

Box 11.

Smith, Gerald L.K.

 

Smythe, Edward J.

 

Snow, John B.

 

Society of Prevention of World War III

 

South Africa

 

South America

 

Spivak, John L.

 

State Department

 

Steamship lines

 

Sterling, Susan

 

Sullivan, Edward F.

 

Sweden

 

Swift, Charles B.

 

Swift, Wesley A.

 

Terminiello, Rev. Arthur

 

Thomas, Martin Luther

 

Tittman, A.O.

 

Transocean News Service

Box 12.

Treason

 

Ukranians

 

U.S. Protective League

 

Valtin, Jan

 

Veterans

 

Viereck, George Sylvester

 

Visson, Andre

 

Vonsiatsky, Anatase A.

 

Vooros, Helen

 

Voters Alliance for Americans of German Ancestry

 

We the Mothers

 

Weg, Der

 

Weiss, Frederick Charles F.

 

Williams, Major R.H.

 

Winchell, Walter

 

Winrod, Gerald B.

 

Women's Voice

 

X-Ray, The

 

Zoll, Allen

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Box 13.

Leads for further investigation, arranged alphabetically by city

Scope and Content Note

Notes and correspondence concerning leads for further investigation, arranged alphabetically by city, and miscellaneous newspaper clippings, unarranged.
 

Newspaper clippings