1910’s-1930’s Cross Lightings

1910’s-1930’s Cross Lightings

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1910’s-1930’s Cross Lightings

Klansmen at a cross lighting ceremony, 1923

Klansmen in the traditional circular formation holding torches around an illuminated cross, 1920’s

Klansmen kneeling in prayer at a cross lighting, 1924

Klansman standing in front of a fiery cross, 1920’s

Hundreds of Klansmen and bystanders standing around an illuminated cross, 1920’s

Four Klansmen standing in front of a lit cross in Anaheim, California, 1924

Klensmen and possible Klan initiates in front of a fiery cross, 1931

Klan initiation in front of a partially illuminated cross, 1922

Klansmen at a ceremony, with, presumably, initiates in the middle of the forming Klan circle, 1926

Hundreds of Klanspeople and spectators with Klansmen on a stage in the middle
of the event and two fiery crosses and American flags on each side, 1923

Klansmen behind a fiery cross from London Ontario, Canada, 1925

A cross lighting with many attendants, 1923

Klansmen sitting around a stage as a cross is lit in the background, 1925

500 initiates with two fiery crosses aflame in the background and Klansmen in the foreground, Mungie, Indiana, 1922

Klansmen and bystanders with a Klansman on the right holding an American flag standing around a fiery cross, 1920’s

Klansmen with American flags standing behind a fiery cross, 1920’s

Klansmen in a forest in partial circular formation as initiates are sworn into the Klan, 1920’s

Klansmen with torches around a lit cross, 1920’s

Klansmen sitting around a fiery cross, 1920’s

Klansmen and onlookers sitting in the foreground as a illuminated cross is aflame, 1920’s

Klansmen standing in front of a fiery cross, 1923

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