Ku Klux Klan initiation ceremony and cross burning

Description: Written on image: "A class of 500 candidate. Muncie, Ind. Oct-2, 1922. "Not for self but for others." Klan No. 4. Invisible Empire Knights of the Ku Klux Klan."; "Photo by Handsome, NY City."; Plain clothed people, some kneeling, surround a small stage and robed and hooded Klansmen. The American flag and burning crosses on display.
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Origin: 1922-10-02
Created By: Swift, W. A. (William Arthur), 1877-1956
Source: http://dmr.bsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/swift/id/724
Collection: Swift, W. A. Photographs
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Geography: Muncie
Delaware County
Indiana
United States
North and Central America
Subjects: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Radicalism
Racism
White supremacy movements
Crowds
People
Robes
Masks

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