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Pat Rerucha
Pat Rerucha • 1 year ago

Recruiting poster of the White Knights of the Mississippi Ku Klux Klan 8-15-65. I want this photo and will take artistic license and use it. Also appears in the book LOCAL PEOPLE credited to Mitchell Library, Mississippi State University.

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