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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
Creation
Date:
December 5, 1924 
Creator
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M., 1888-1972
City, State: Madison, Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Vinje, Arthur M. : Photographs and Negatives
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
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
Parades
Race relations
Roads
Clothing and dress
Men
Outdoor photography
 

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