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Ku Klux Klan initiation ceremony in Marion, Indiana

Description: Written on image: "2000 candidates takeing the oath of the "invisible-Empire." Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Marion, Ind. 11th, 26th-1922. G #1, UP."; Number 1X in a series.; Plain clothed people watch robed and hooded Klansmen on a small stage. The American flag and a burning cross are displayed.
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Origin: 1922-11-26
Created By: Swift, W. A. (William Arthur), 1877-1956
Source: http://dmr.bsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/swift/id/721
Collection: Swift, W. A. Photographs
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Geography: Marion
Grant County
Indiana
United States
North and Central America
Subjects: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Radicalism
Racism
White supremacy movements
Crowds
People
Robes
Masks
Flags
Crosses
Cross burning
Horses
Stages (Platforms)

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