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Fighting discrimination – Franco-Americans and the Ku Klux Klan

Spring House Bailey Island

Often, people are surprised, including many in Maine, to learn just how active the Ku Klux Klan was during the 1920’s in New England, a history documented by Mark Richard in :  “Not a Catholic Nation: The Ku Klux Klan Confronts New England in the 1920s- The forgotten story of Catholic resistance to the rise […]