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Ku Klux Klan (1915- )

 Organization

Name valid for 20th and 21st centuries. Do not confuse with LC/NAF: Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Dennis Gallagher for Colorado Reflections, about 1985

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Identifier: couda-gallagher
Overview Colorado legislator Dennis Gallagher discusses the social, religious, and political environment in Denver during the 1940s to 1950s, including the impact of the Ku Klux Klan on his family. He also talks about Walker's Castle owned by John Brisbane Walker who developed northwest Denver.
Dates: about 1985; Digitization: 2006 January 16

Dick Kitchen for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-kitchen
Overview Denver lawyer Dick Kitchen, a graduate of Yale and the University of Denver, reflects on his childhood in Loveland. Discusses his memories of the Ku Klux Klan, dust storms and the Dust Bowl, tramps and poverty, and spending time with his father gliding. Kitchen also reflects on his memories of trips to Elitches and the Daniels & Fisher Tower.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Houston Waring for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-waring
Overview Houston Waring, longtime editor of the Littleton Independent newspaper, reflects on his move from Georgia to Colorado in 1921 to treat his tuberculosis. Reflects on ending his naval career due to being sick, his transition to becoming a journalist in Colorado, and his time at the University of Colorado at Boulder including his involvement with a fraternity there. Discusses his career as editor of the Littleton Independent and the growth of Littleton. Reflects on the influence of the KKK and the...
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Manuel Laderman for Colorado Reflections, 1983

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Identifier: couda-laderman
Overview Rabbi Manuel Laderman reflects on his move from Chicago, Illinois to Denver in 1932, after being ordained as an orthodox Rabbi. Laderman came to serve as Rabbi at the Hebrew Educational Alliance. Discusses the history of the Denver Jewish community, earning his PhD at Iliff School of Theology, experiencing anti-semitism and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver, WWII, and his participation in the National Conference of Christians and Jews (now known as the National Conference for Community and Justice)....
Dates: 1983

Olietta Moore for Colorado Reflections

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Identifier: couda-moore_olietta
Overview Olietta Moore, a Colorado Native, reminisces on her childhood growing up in the Barnum neighborhood, opening of the Colfax Viaduct, and riding the Barnum streetcar. Discusses writing music, attending the University of Denver at the Lamont School of Music, and entertaining soldiers after World War I. Moore reflects on the creation of the Cosmopolitan Club, fighting against segregation, and the Klu Klux Klan in Denver. Briefly mentions her work as a hard rock miner.
Dates: Date Not Yet Determined

Oral History Interview with Anthony Zarlengo, 1983 January 3

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Identifier: B098.01.0005.00105
Overview Talks about Philip Hornbein's opposition to the Klu Klux Klan, felt Stapleton was sympathetic to the Klan. In 1928, Zarlengo began practicing law, and worked for DA. Talks about the microphone case, when Governor’s office was bugged, Hornbein represented those accused. Zarlengo appointed Chief Prosecutor. Talks a lot about Hornbein and Ben Lindsey.
Dates: 1983 January 3

Oral History Interview with Arthur Lang, 1999 March 11

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Identifier: B098.01.0006.00160
Overview Discusses father coming from Carlsbad, Czech Republic (now), originally came to Massachusetts but wanted to come further west to mine and ended up in Denver in 1892 selling matches. Arthur born in Denver in 1904, talks about his mother’s family as well (parents met at his aunt’s Kosher restaurant), growing up in the Jewish Community, life during WWI, flu epidemic of 1918, antisemitism, life and business in Brush, CO.
Dates: 1999 March 11

Oral History Interview with Isadore Hershkowitz, 1980 April 1

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00088
Overview Subjects cover early Jewish life, working in the tavern business, difficulty finding a job with a Jewish name, Congregation Shearith Israel and Klu Klux Klan.
Dates: 1980 April 1

Oral History Interview with Joseph Mosko, 1979 December 27

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Identifier: B098.02.0007.00008
Overview Topics covered: Allied Jewish Federation and involvement in several other Jewish organizations (see agents), brief background, Denver Jewish community, experiences at University of Denver, War effort at home.
Dates: 1979 December 27

Oral History Interview with Phillip Hornbein, Jr., 1981 May 9

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Identifier: B098.01.0004.00095
Overview "Philip Hornbein, Jr. talks about his father, Philip Hornbein, Sr. He describes his father's parents, immigrants from Eastern Europe in the 1870s and his siblings, as well as his father's education in Denver, Colo. He details legal cases his father handled while an attorney in Denver, including his efforts against the Ku Klux Klan. His father was born in New York City and attended the University of Denver, School of Law, graduating in 1902. Philip Hornbein, Jr. describes his father's role in...
Dates: 1981 May 9