The Ku Klux Klan in Wood County, Ohio

The Ku Klux Klan in Wood County, Ohio

by Michael E. Brooks


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626193345
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 05/20/2014
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,266,013
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Michael Brooks teaches history at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Dr. Brooks has academic research interests in epidemiological history as well as the global history of European expansion. Brooks also worked for about a decade as a print journalist, covering news for local, regional and national periodicals. Prior to joining BGSU in 2009, Brooks taught at a number of regional colleges and universities, including Wayne State University and the University of Toledo.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Introduction 9

1 Understanding Wood County 15

2 The Rise of the Second Ku Klux Klan 27

3 Racism, Nativism and Religious Intolerance in 1920s Wood County 37

4 The Growth of the Ku Klux Klan in Wood County 57

5 The Peak of the Wood County Ku Klux Klan 75

6 The Wood County Ku Klux Klan as Public Spectacle 89

7 Resistance to the Wood County Ku Klux Klan 103

8 Decline of the Wood County Ku Klux Klan 111

Glossary of Klan Terminology 125

Appendix I Members of the Wood County Klavern of the Ku Klux Klan, 1923-41 129

Appendix II Wood County Klan New Initiate Oath Ceremony 147

Notes 153

Bibliography 161

Index 167

About the Author 171

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