GEORGIA: This Way Out

Georgia's Grand Dragon Samuel Green, the demagogic Atlanta physician, had branched out and set up a Klavern of 25 or 30 members in the growing cotton town of Thomson (pop. 5,000), Ga. Last week an ad, signed by 104 residents of Thomson (including most of the members of the city council and the chief of police), appeared in the town's weekly newspaper, the McDuffie Progress. What Thomson's leading citizens had to say was that their Ku Klux neighbors had better put away their bed sheets.

"The original Ku Klux Klan of Reconstruction days," the ad said, "was an organization of...

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