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Ku Klux Klan Parade

Ku Klux Klan Parade
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Title: Ku Klux Klan Parade
Description: Ku Klux Klan (KKK) wearing conic masks and white robes parading down King Street to Schroeder Funeral Home for the funeral of Police officer Herbert Dreger. Dreger was shot to death in "Death's Corner" (South Murray Street) on December 2, 1924.

Image ID: 1902
December 5, 1924 
Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives
Genre: Photograph
This photograph is part of a larger collection of images created by Arthur M. Vinje while employed by the "Wisconsin State Journal". The majority of these images date from 1940-1961. Vinje was the first photographer for this newspaper.
Subjects: Fraternal organizations
Cities and towns
Signs and symbols
Race relations
Clothing and dress
Outdoor photography

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Please Credit: Wisconsin Historical Society

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