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Fort Cumberland Klan #37 of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan


Fort Cumberland Klan #37 of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



Members of Fort Cumberland Klan #37 of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan stand ready to march in a parade held in Cumberland, circa 1925.

The following excerpt is from Cumberland, Maryland Through the Eyes of Herman J. Miller:

On Saturday afternoon and night, May 17, 1924, Fort Cumberland Klan No. 37, Ku Klux Klan, planned several sessions. These included ceremonies of their Order and a flag raising at their rooms in the Odd Fellows building on South Mechanic Street, of which the upper two floors were utilized as Ku Klux Klan headquarters. A parade followed and the initiation of a large body of men into the Klanship took place.




ID:
acaa350

Notes:
Photo from the collection of Bonnie Wolfe and courtesy of the Allegany County Museum.

Date:
1924-05-17

Collection Location:
Allegany County, Maryland

Subject:
African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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