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Ku Klux Klan Reply to Pensacola News, January 3, 1923

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1923-01-03
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4-page pamphlet, tan with black print, "Ku Klux Klan Reply to Pensacola News. This pamphlet states it is in answer to an article published in the Pensacola News on December 3, 1922, and that the Pensacola News acknowledged receipt but did not print. This pamphlet states the Pensacola News article accused the Klan of being "sneak thieves, cowards, and paid assassins"; informs the Klan they are not welcome in Pensacola and should "slip out of this section as quietly as they entered." The reply accuses that "Lucky" Balduin was beaten by some of the people the Pensacola News held in esteem and then bragged about this the next day. The Klan also states, "You gentlemen of the News, may be fully qualified to say that we are 'Sneak thieves" and know whereof you speak; for we are sure that there are no better judges of sneak thieves than yourselves who are using the livery of Christianity to serve the vilest interests that invest this city and county and making a mockery of law and decency!" Accuses the Pensacola News of blackmailing someone for $500 to prevent an article from being printed, accuse Judge Shepherd of being sympathetic to "bootleggers and white slave artists."
Title: Ku Klux Klan Reply to Pensacola News, January 3, 1923.
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Name(s): Pensacola Klan, No. 59, Creator
Pensacola News Editor, Recipient
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Pamphlet
Date Created: 1923-01-03
Date Issued: 1923-01-03
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 4 page pamphlet
Language(s): English
Summary: 4-page pamphlet, tan with black print, "Ku Klux Klan Reply to Pensacola News. This pamphlet states it is in answer to an article published in the Pensacola News on December 3, 1922, and that the Pensacola News acknowledged receipt but did not print. This pamphlet states the Pensacola News article accused the Klan of being "sneak thieves, cowards, and paid assassins"; informs the Klan they are not welcome in Pensacola and should "slip out of this section as quietly as they entered." The reply accuses that "Lucky" Balduin was beaten by some of the people the Pensacola News held in esteem and then bragged about this the next day. The Klan also states, "You gentlemen of the News, may be fully qualified to say that we are 'Sneak thieves" and know whereof you speak; for we are sure that there are no better judges of sneak thieves than yourselves who are using the livery of Christianity to serve the vilest interests that invest this city and county and making a mockery of law and decency!" Accuses the Pensacola News of blackmailing someone for $500 to prevent an article from being printed, accuse Judge Shepherd of being sympathetic to "bootleggers and white slave artists."
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0445.a (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project.
Subject(s): Ku Klux Klan
Escambia Klan No. 57
Pensacola News
Pensacola, Florida
1923
Held by: University of West Florida Historic Trust Resource Center, Hilton Green Room
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwf_ht_2016.035.0445.1
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

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Title: Ku Klux Klan Reply to Pensacola News, January 3, 1923.
Name(s): Pensacola Klan, No. 59, Creator
Pensacola News Editor, Recipient
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Pamphlet
Date Created: January 3, 1923
Date Issued: January 3, 1923
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the UWF Historic Trust Resource Center
Place of Publication: Pensacola, Florida
Extent: 4 page pamphlet
Language(s): English
Summary: 4-page pamphlet, tan with black print, "Ku Klux Klan Reply to Pensacola News. This pamphlet states it is in answer to an article published in the Pensacola News on December 3, 1922, and that the Pensacola News acknowledged receipt but did not print. This pamphlet states the Pensacola News article accused the Klan of being "sneak thieves, cowards, and paid assassins"; informs the Klan they are not welcome in Pensacola and should "slip out of this section as quietly as they entered." The reply accuses that "Lucky" Balduin was beaten by some of the people the Pensacola News held in esteem and then bragged about this the next day. The Klan also states, "You gentlemen of the News, may be fully qualified to say that we are 'Sneak thieves" and know whereof you speak; for we are sure that there are no better judges of sneak thieves than yourselves who are using the livery of Christianity to serve the vilest interests that invest this city and county and making a mockery of law and decency!" Accuses the Pensacola News of blackmailing someone for $500. to prevent an article from being printed, accuse Judge Shepherd of being sympathetic to "bootleggers and white slave artists."
Identifier: uwf_ht_2016.035.0445.a-d (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Digital History Project.
Subject(s): Ku Klux Klan
Escambia Klan No. 57
Pensacola News
Pensacola, Florida
1923
1920s
Held by: University of West Florida Historic Trust Resource Center, Hilton Green Room
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwf_ht_2016.035.0445
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

In Collections