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Bainbridge Colby

Former Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby on the speaker's platform at the Democratic National Convention denouncing the Ku Klux Klan, June 28, 1924
Vintage gelatin silver print on paper
8 5/16 x 6 1/16 in. (21.11 x 15.4 cm)

Creation Place: North America
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Restricted gift of Michael Mattis and Judy Hochberg in honor of Myrlie Evers-Williams.
Accession Number: P2021.13.1352

Former Secretary of State denounces the Ku Klux Klan at the sixth session of the Democratic National Convention. Photo shows Bainbridge Colby on the speaker's platform at Madison Square Garden this evening while he was denouncing the Ku Klux Klan. He said that they were nothing but a bunch of "pillow case wearers." The Ku Klux Klan is one of the most important things that the Platform Committee has to deal with concerning the Convention, New York City.

On verso: Underwood & Underwood stamp and typewritten label with title and date affixed.

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  • Image Dimensions: 8 5/16 x 6 1/16 in. (21.11 x 15.4 cm) Measured by Cornejo-Reynoso, Aitzin
  • Sheet Dimensions: 8 5/8 x 6 5/8 in. (21.91 x 16.83 cm) Measured by Cornejo-Reynoso, Aitzin

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