Handbill for a Ku Klux Klan demonstration in Auburn, New York

Printed by
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
ink on paper
H x W: 11 15/16 × 8 15/16 in. (30.4 × 22.7 cm)
Documents and Published Materials
Place used
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
A handbill advertising a Ku Klux Klan demonstration in Auburn, New York. The handbill is off white with red ink. The front of the handbill reads “Kome KLANSMAN Kome / KAYUGA KOUNTY KLAN / Field Day and Demonstration / Lakeside Park, Auburn / Saturday & Sunday Oct. 1st & 2nd / We invite all Native born Protestants of good character / Krusaders, Tri K girls, Women of the K. K. K., / Klansmen and Juniors / SATURDAY AFTERNOON & EVENING / SPORTS, BAND CONCERTS – LADIES FIFE AND DRUM / CORPS – STREET [ARADE AT 4:00 P. M. /Does America Need the Klan? / Explained by National and State Speakers / RELIGIOUS SERVICES SUNDAY / Free Camping Space Luncheon Served on the Grounds.” The back of the handbill is blank.
Fraternal organizations
United States--History--1919-1933
White supremacy movements
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
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