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Alabama Grand Dragon James Spears speaking at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Montgomery, Alabama, from the back of a pickup truck.

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Creator:Peppler, Jim
Title:Alabama Grand Dragon James Spears speaking at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Montgomery, Alabama, from the back of a pickup truck.
Date:1967 Dec. 10
Description:

American and Confederate flags are in front of him, and a sign beside him reads, "No Withdrawl [sic] from Viet Nam. Fight and Win." Guards in front of the platform are wearing helmets that have Confederate flag decals. 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: Q18909

Types:Black-and-white photographs | Negatives (photographs) | StillImage
Subjects:Spears, James H. | United Klans of America | United Klans of America--Uniforms | Demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | White supremacy movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Alabama--Race relations | Flags--Confederate States of America | Flags--United States | Signs and signboards--Alabama--Montgomery | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 | United States, Alabama, Montgomery, 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. Department 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.

Rights and Usage:

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/ref/collection/peppler/id/6233