The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland: Author Chat with James H. Madison

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hussey - Mayfield Memorial Public Library

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“The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920’s was as dark as the night and as American as apple pie.”

            -First line of The Ku Klux Klan in the Heartland

Please consider checking this book out from our collection and joining Teen and Adult Services Librarian Shelby Couch in discussing this fascinating, account of our history with local author James H. Madison. 

Madison tells a story of intrigue, revealing actual events and the roots of this movement in Indiana. He differentiates between the various KKK groups and how each functioned on political, social, and economic levels. Readers will learn how the KKK was viewed by Hoosiers of the 20s and how the women and men of the KKK used fear and violence as a way to change society as a whole. 

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Event Type(s): Author Event, Adult Programs, Teen Programs
Age Group(s): Adults (18 and over)
Shelby C.
(317) 873-3149 ext. 12452

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