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Inside the Klavern: The Secret History of a Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s
Inside the Klavern is an annotated collection of the minutes of a thriving Ku Klux Klan in La Grande, Oregon, between 1922 and 1924. The most complete set of Klan minutes ever uncovered, these documents illustrate the inner workings of a Klan chapter of more than three hundred members at a time when the national membership reached into the millions and the Invisible Empire ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 23rd 1999 by Southern Illinois University Press
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Mar 09, 2009 Michael rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Historians, Students, Freemasons
Recommended to Michael by: The Editor
This is a fascinating primary source document for those interested in Klan studies. While he was researching other matters, Professor Horowitz found a more or less complete copy of the minutes from the KKK Klavern in La Grande, Oregon, stuffed into a file at the Oregon Historical Society archives. It took him a few years to get the rights to take it home, transcribe it and publish it, and in the meantime he became one of the more knowledgeable authorities on the Klan in the Pacific Northwest. Th ...more