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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 92

16. T. W. Gregory, Reconstruction and the Ku Klux Klan: A Paper Read before the Arkansas and Texas Bar Associations, July 10, 1906 (N.p., [1906?]). (22 p.)

Speech providing a sympathetic history of the Ku Klux Klan, in which the speaker blames Reconstruction for creating conditions that made vigilante justice necessary. However, the speaker notes that a major drawback to Ku Kluxism is the emergence of a contempt for the rule of law, which handicaps the South.