Vintage Ad in KKK Newspaper

1922 KKK Newspaper Ad

I found this little gem in the microfilm of a KKK newspaper that ran weekly for several years that the Dallas Public Library has. Go ahead, soak it in. This was in the middle of some ads that were essentially just business names and contact information. This one took the chance of being creative, I […]

History of Dallas & the South – Lynchings and sanitizing language

History is brutal, there's just no way around it

This article was posted in the Dallas Morning news not long ago. You should go read it. I’ll wait. If you didn’t click, it’s about a new report that has come out where the authors worked to extensively document lynchings throughout the South, I believe from Reconstruction onward. Their final tally was around 4,000 people. […]