In April 1926, dozens of Ku Klux Klan members in Cañon City, Colorado walked down Main Street and enjoyed some fun and frivolity on a traveling carnival’s Ferris wheel. (26/77)

In April 1926, dozens of Ku Klux Klan members in Cañon City, Colorado walked down Main Street and enjoyed some fun and frivolity on a traveling carnival's Ferris wheel.

There they posed for a photo at the carnival owner’s insistence and a story about it appeared on the front page of the local newspaper the next day.At the time, the Klan was at the height of its popularity in America and often free to conduct its business in the open and with the government’s blessing. Local children of Klan members were even known to write “KKK” on their school uniforms and call themselves the Ku Klux Kids.

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