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100 Years Ago

Klan Paper on Sale Here

Herald of May 9, 1924

The Key American, official weekly publication of the Ku Klux Klan in the state, went on sale for the first time at the Martinsburg Electric Store. Orders placed in advance were to allow readers “to soon learn the truth concerning this great movement.”

Daily vacation bible school was to begin May 12 in the four Martinsburg Churches. Mary Graffious was selected principal and Gertrude Stoner was in charge of music for the two-week period.

Harry Baker was “dealing out” his celebrated home style potato chips, following the arrival of a little girl in his family.

Andrew Grubb a...


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