National German-American Alliance: Hearing Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Sixty-fifth Congress, Second Session, on S. 3529, a Bill to Repeal the Act Entitled "An Act to Incorporate the National German-American Alliance," Approved February 25, 1907. February 23-April 13, 1918

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