Kampus Klan:
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Ku Klux Klan, in the Early 1920s

Project Editor:Ryan Treick, History 470: Digital History, Spring 2008

Editorial Note:

This article, published 25 September 1921 in the , reported that Attorney General Daugherty said that practically every branch of the Ku Klux Klan was under surveillance. This shows that the federal government was thinking seriously about the implications of the resurgence of the Klan that was taking place in the early 1920s. The investigation was looking into Klan conspiracy to overthrow the government, Klan participation in fraud, and Klan organizations using United States mail for illegal purposes.


Author: Anonymous
Title: "Probe Affairs of the Ku Klux"
Periodical: Lincoln Star
25 September 1921