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Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
November 25, 1915 William Simmons, along with some of the men who lynched Leo Frank, and others burn a cross at the top of Stone Mountain, signaling the rebirth of the Ku Klux Klan
  Stone Mountain
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
  Leo Frank and the murder of Mary Phagan
December 6, 1915 Ku Klux Klan parade down Peachtree Street following the premiere of D. W. Griffith's Birth of a Nation at the Atlanta Theater
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
July 1, 1916 The new Knights of the Ku Klux Klan receives its official charter from the state of Georgia
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
September 6, 1921 The New York World began a series of expose articles on the Ku Klux Klan. Syndicated throughout the U.S., it only appeared in the Columbus Enquirer-Sun in Georgia.
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
  Columbus, Georgia
October 11, 1921 Inspired by a series of stories in the New York World, congressional hearings open on the activities of the Ku Klux Klan. They will continue for a week.
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
June 15, 1922 Marcus Garvey meets with the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, Edward Young Clarke, in Atlanta.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
September 10, 1924 In the Democratic gubenatorial primary, William Harris defeated Thomas Hardwicke. Harris was a member of the Klan, Hardwicke adamently opposed to the organization.
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
June 7, 1941 Ku Klux Klan holds a convention in Atlanta. All but ten states are represented
  Ku Klux Klan in Georgia
October 12, 1958 The Reform Jewish Temple in Atlanta is destroyed, dynamited by the Ku Klux Klan.
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