Projects
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 from the reported that Congress was beginning to investigate illegal activities of the Ku Klux Klan. Representative Tague of Massachusetts introduced the resolution calling on a special committee to investigate the Klan. Tague cited that the Klan was involved in over "100 acts of abduction, unlawful seizure, trial and punishment of free citizens."



Source:

Author: Anonymous
Title: "Congress Starts to 'Unmask' Ku-Klux"
Periodical: Omaha Daily News
22 September 1921