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ITS ORIGIN, GROWTH AND
J. C. LESTER AND D. L. WILSON
APPENDICES CONTAINING THE PRESCRIPTS
ORDERS AND WARNINGS
INTRODUCTION AND NOTES
WALTER L. FLEMING, PH.D.
Professor of History in West Virginia University; Autbor
of “Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama."
NEW YORK AND WASHINGTON
NOTE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT.
Assistance was given to me while searching for information in regard to Ku Klux Klan, by many former members of the order, and by their friends and relatives. Of especial value were the details given to me by Major James R. Crowe, of Sheffield, Alabama; the late Ryland Randolph, Esq., and his son, Ryland Randolph, Jr., of Birmingham, Alabama; Judge Z. T. Ewing, of Pulaski, Tennessee; Miss Cora R. Jones, of Birmingham, Alabama, niece of one of the founders of the Klan; Mr. Lacy H. Wilson, of Bristol, Tennessee, the son of one of the authors of the History printed within, Major S. A. Cunningham and Mr. A. V. Goodpasture, of Nashville, and Dr. John A. Wyeth, of New York City.
There is still much that is obscure about Ku Klux Klan and I shall be glad to obtain additional information in regard to the order, and also to receive notice of mistakes and errors in this account.