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Here’s the Source Issue of LIFE Magazine, August 14, 1939. The article starts on page 63.
Huh, looking at them today, it is hard to believe that they were once a huge socio-political force in the USA for a while.
Is that little Donny?
WTF did they get these corny titles?
I wasn’t alive during their most powerful state, but seeing pictures like these makes it hard to believe they had strong pull. Crazy!
I wonder which idiot was the one who suggested everyone dress in white robes with pointy hats and wonder the forest late at night. The Biggest fashion crime committed in all of north america. Damn it jimmy!
"These boys ain’t white! Hell they ain’t even old-timey."
If you read the article, you’ll see it says that the "Imperial Wizard" was paid a salary of $20,000 per year out of KKK member dues. That equates to $367,106 today.