Ku Klux Klan initiation ceremony in Anderson, Indiana

Description: Written on image: "Indiana's first public initiation. Witnessed by 20,000 people. Anderson's Klan-No. Invisible Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Anderson Ind. 10-28-22." Number 1 in a series.; Robed and masked Klansmen stand in a circle around a lighted cross and a group of unmasked, plain clothed people.
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Origin: 1922-10-28
Created By: Swift, W. A. (William Arthur), 1877-1956
Source: http://dmr.bsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/swift/id/673
Collection: Swift, W. A. Photographs
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Geography: Anderson
Madison County
Indiana
United States
North and Central America
Subjects: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Radicalism
Racism
White supremacy movements
People
Robes
Masks
Events

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