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Man setting a banner on fire at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Creator:Peppler, Jim
Title:Man setting a banner on fire at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Montgomery, Alabama.
Date:1967 Dec. 10

The banner has a picture of the Communist hammer and sickle on it. Other Klansmen and audience members are watching. Several people have cameras and microphones, and one man is holding a sign that reads, "United Klans of America / We Are Backing Our Boys in Viet-Nam." This image was taken for (but not used in) an article and photo spread that appeared on pages 1 and 3 of The Southern Courier for December 16-17, 1967. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol3_No51_1967_12_16.pdf

Local identification number: Q16696

Types:Black-and-white photographs | Negatives (Photographic) | StillImage
Subjects:United Klans of America | United Klans of America--Press coverage | United Klans of America--Uniforms | Demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | White supremacy movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Alabama--Race relations | Signs and signboards--Alabama--Montgomery | Communism--United States | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | Reporters and reporting--Alabama--Montgomery | United States, Alabama, Montgomeryi, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery County, 32.2202579, -86.2076143
Collection:Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection
Institution:Alabama Department of Archives and History
Contributors:Alabama. Dept. of Archives and History
Original Material:

Peppler, James, Jim Peppler Southern Courier photograph collection, Box Notebook 3, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.

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Forms part of the online collection: Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

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