Hiram Wesley Evans, Imperial Wizard, Ku Klux Klan, December 1925

December 1925
Name of Author
Hiram Wesley Evans

“Also, we believe that races of men are as distinct as animals; that any mixture between races of any great divergence is evil; that the American stock, which was bred under highly selective surroundings, has proved its value and should not be mongrelized…”Hiram Wesley Evans, “The Klan: Defender of Americanism,” in The Twenties in Contemporary Commentary: The Ku Klux Klan, ed. National Humanities Center (Research Triangle Park, NC: National Humanities Center, 2012), 2, http://americainclass.org/sources/becomingmodern/divisions/text1/colcommentaryklan.pdf. Originally published as “The Klan: Defender of Americanism,” Forum, December 1925, http://www.unz.org/Pub/Forum-1925dec-00801.

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