Fowler, C. Lewis
The Ku Klux Klan: Its Origin, Meaning and Scope of Operation
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
55 pages. Scarce Klan handbook. Dr. Fowler was the editor of the American Standard, which H.L. Mencken described as "the best Klan paper . . . well written and full of news that never go into the [mainstream] newspapers." Fowler also served as the President of Lexington College and Cox College. In 1917, he founded Lanier University in Atlanta and eventually transferred its ownership to the Ku Klux Klan. In later years, Fowler was a KKK organizer in St. Petersburg, Florida, and it is said he personally brought in over 1500 new members during an anti-segregationist crusade following Brown v Board of Education in 1954. Tight binding. Light, even toning. Faint cover soiling. Doesn't appear to have ever been read.