Atlanta: Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Incorporated, 1928. A single issue of the Klan’s official magazine primarily focused on opposing Gov. Al Smith’s campaign for the Presidency and Roman Catholicism more broadly. Content includes commentary on Smith’s speech before Tammany Hall, including his support of more lax immigration laws and the repeal of Prohibition; an article by Imperial Wizard, Dr. Hiram Wesley Evans, on the Klan’s unequivocal position in the upcoming Presidential election: the “unwavering, unchangeable, active and militant opposition to the election of Alfred E. Smith”; an article by Gail S. Carter, Grand Dragon of Illinois, on “Al Smith: Crusader for Liquor”; an article by Lydia Hanson on the intolerance of Roman Catholicism; a sermon by Dr. Harry G. Knowles “of the danger and evil of indulging in gossip, in yielding to jealousy, and in playing loose with marriage ties”; a Cartoons of the Month section; poems by William Ernest Henley and Oliver Wendell Holmes; etc.
Stapled wrappers (7” x 10”), 32 p., illus. Rubbing to wrappers, foxing to rear wrapper; 2 ½” split along lower spine, grazing evident, about VG. Item #08048