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Aug 08

Governor Allen's 1922 Speech on the Ku Klux Klan

Posted to KGI Online Library on August 8, 2017 at 10:56 AM by Bill Sowers

From the State Library of Kansas’ KGI Online Library:

A very cool publication… excerpts from a 1922 speech by Kansas Governor Henry Justin Allen on the presence of the Ku Klux Klan in Kansas.  This publication has been scanned and is available for viewing at the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library:

Excerpts From Governor Allen's 1922 Speech on the Ku Klux Klan

A few other online resources on the Ku Klux Klan in Kansas in the 1920s:

The Ku Klux Klan in Kansas
(Kansas Historical Society - Kansapedia article)

"Kansas Battles the Invisible Empire"
(Article from Kansas Historical Quarterly, 1974)

The Ku Klux Klan in Eastern Kansas During the 1920s
(Emporia State University Studies, 1975) 


The Ku Klux Klan in Kansas City, Kansas 1921-1930
(Thesis by Timothy D. Rives, 1995 - Emporia State Univ.)