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Commission of Public Safety : Secondary Sources: Books & Articles


"Conflict in the Classroom: Anti-Germanism in Minnesota Schools, 1917-19," by La Vern J. Rippley.
In Minnesota History, vol. 47, no. 5 (spring 1981): pp. 170-183.
MNHS call number: Digital copy of the article

"Loyalty As a Political Weapon: The 1918 Campaign in Minnesota," by Carol Jenson.
In Minnesota History, vol. 43, no. 2 (summer 1972): pp. 42-57.
MNHS call number: Digital copy of the article.  

"A Minnesota Pacifist During World War I: The Ordeal of S.A. Stockwell," by William P. Everts.
In Hennepin History, vol.55, no. 4 (autumn 1996): pp. 4-21.
MNHS call number: Reading Room F 612 .H52 H42 v.55:4

"Professor William S.[A.] Schaper: War Hysteria and the Price of Academic Freedom," by William E. Matsen.
In Minnesota History, vol. 51, no. 4 (winter 1988): pp. 130-137.
MNHS call number: Digital copy of the article.  



Watchdog of Loyalty: The Minnesota Commission of Public Safety During World War I, by Carl H. Chrislock.
St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1991.
MNHS call number: Reading Room D 570.8 .C8 M63 1991, also available for purchase

Civil Liberties in Minnesota, World War One Period, by Willis H. Raff.
M.A. thesis (University of Minnesota), 1950.
MNHS call number: JK6189 .R34

The Minnesota Commission of Public Safety and the Peace Movement in Minnesota, 1917, by Allen H. Gibas.
Honors paper (Macalester College), 1967.
MNHS call number: D 570.8 .C8 M653

"The Minnesota Commission of Public Safety in World War I, 1917-1919," by Ora A. Hilton.
In Bulletin of the Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College, vol. 48, no. 14.
MNHS call number: D 570.8 .C8 M65 1919h

The Minnesota Commission of Public Safety in World War One: Its Formation and Activities, by Charles S. Ward.
M.A. thesis (University of Minnesota), 1965.
MNHS call number: D 570.8 .C8 M658

New Ulm and World War I, by Martin Henry Steffel.
M.A. thesis (Mankato State College), 1966.
MNHS call number: D 570.85 .M61 N478 1966

Patriotic Pressures WWI: The Dutch Experience in Southwest Minnesota During World War I, by Robert Schoone-Jongen.
Marshall, Minn.: Southwest State University, 1992.
MNHS call number: F 615 .D9 S36 1992

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