Well Somebody Had To Keep All The Sheets Their Whitest

01.18.10 Copyranter

womenofkkk As I honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. by sitting on my couch in sweatpants with a big striped cat on my lap, let us look back to the roaring, lynching 1920s. The Klan had reformed in 1915 and was reaching its peak in national popularity, even settling into AlternaTown USA, Seattle. And the “Imperial Wizard and the Imperial Kloncilium” began recognizing The Women Of The KKK as a kindred order. The Washington Klansmen were probably tired of rubbing one out into their sheets every day. Booty call at the Eitel Building! Ad is from a 1923 issue of The Watcher on the Tower. |Image via: Live Journal vintage ads|