Hearing the Silence: The University of Dayton, the Ku Klux Klan, and Catholic Universities and Colleges in the 1920s

@article{Trollinger2013HearingTS,
  title={Hearing the Silence: The University of Dayton, the Ku Klux Klan, and Catholic Universities and Colleges in the 1920s},
  author={W. Trollinger},
  journal={American Catholic Studies},
  year={2013},
  volume={124},
  pages={1 - 21}
}
  • W. Trollinger
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • American Catholic Studies
  • The "second" Ku Klux Klan exploded into national prominence in the 1920s. While the original Klan was based in the South and concentrated its animus against the newly freed slaves, the second KKK was a national organization that expanded its list of social scapegoats to include Catholics, Jews, and immigrants. Ohio perhaps had more Klan members than any other state, and in the 1920s the Dayton KKK chapter targeted the local Catholic university - the University of Dayton (UD) - with… CONTINUE READING
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