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Race fights more Florida great gains, " Birmingham News, 21 September, 1968, 1.—CHECK TITLE


187 Tampa to Director, 4/4/69.

188 Tampa to Director, 7/2/69. May have thwarted a cross burning. Tampa to Director, 8/28/69. See also Director to Tampa 8/21/69, COINTELPRO-Black Nationalist Hate Groups.

189 Richardson 10/3/69.

190 Tampa to Director, 12/31/69.

191 Tampa to Director, 3/31/70, 6/30/70, 1/5/71.

192 Tampa to Director, ??

193 Tampa to Director, 1/5/71.

194 HUAC, Activities of KKK, 1569-1575, 1594; HUAC, Present-Day KKK, 28-29, 37, 62; Miami Herald, 16 March, 1966, cited in Moore, "A Sheet and a Cross," 144-145; Newton, KKK Encyclopedia, 17, 154, 177, 201; Arnold Foster and Benjamin Epstein, "Report on the Ku Klux Klan" 1965, 9. SBI Box II, ID2; AP, "Klansman Observe 100th Birthday," Birmingham News, 6 September, 1965, 50; Miami to Director, 6/30/65, 9/24/65, 12/28/65.


195 Jacksonville to Director, 10/14/64; Director to Jacksonville, 11/5/64.

196 Director to Miami, 10/6/65.

197 Miami to Director, 9/24/65; Verne O. Williams, “Dade Sheriff’s Men Show Up For Klan Party That Wasn’t,” Miami News, 15 September 1965.

198 Other new officers included Massey, Aspinwell, Bob Roache, F. Stephens, J. Siddons, H. Canada, R White, J. Grantham, F. Andrews, E. Harpe, T. Riddle, R. Peacock, B. Ryan, J. Box, E. C. Stone, and Norman Carter. Tampa to Director, 10/15/64, 3/30/65; Newton, Invisible Empire, 176-177; HUAC, Activities of KKK, 3748-3751, 3754-3758, 3759-3766, 3769-3770; HUAC, Present-Day KKK, 28-29, 59-60; Miami Herald, 16 March, 1966, cited in Moore, "A Sheet and a Cross," 144-145; Glen Miller "2 Klan Officers Arrested in Dade Gun Found In Auto, Police Say" Miami Herald, 30 October, 1965. They were also joined by Grand Klaliff and Imperial Klexter Joseph H. Bedford as well as Grand Klokard Albert T. Massey, both residents of Jacksonville, in October. HUAC, Present-Day KKK, 88.

199 HUAC, Present-Day KKK, 59-60.

200 Director to Miami, 3/29/65; Miami to Director, 9/24/65; HUAC, Present-Day KKK, 28-29; Miami Herald, 16 March, 1966, cited in Moore, "A Sheet and a Cross," 144-145.


201 Director to Miami, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Tampa 5/16/66.

202 Miami to Director, 12/28/65.

203 Miami to Director, 11/1/65 and Enclosure, Lt. L. J. Buskirk to T. A. Buchanan, “Press Release-Ku Klux Klan”; "Secret Klan Documents Name 4 Here" Fort Lauderdale News, 4 November, 1965; "I Might Go Feet First Myself" Miami Herald , 31 October, 1965; Bill Barry "Klan Grand Dragon Protests Arrest," Miami News, 30 October, 1965; Miller "2 Klan Officers Arrested”; HUAC, Activities of KKK, 3754-3800. The records revealed that about 100 klansmen belonged to klaverns in Ft. Lauderdale. "Secret Klan Documents Name 4 Here" Ft. Lauderdale News November 4, 1965.

204 HUAC, Present-Day KKK, 59-60; Newton, Invisible Empire, 176-177; Miami to Director, 3/29/66.

205 Wayne Ferris Reports, “KKK, A Change of Linen: A Report on the Klan and its Image in South Florida,” available at the University of Georgia Library, Media Center.

206 Miami to Director, 3/25/66 6/3/66; Director, to Miami, 4/13/66; Director to Miami, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Tampa, 5/16/66.

207 Atlanta to Director, 4/26/66 (Miami File); Director to Miami, 5/3/66; Miami to Director, 5/5/66;

208 Miami to Director, 8/19/66; Director to Miami, 8/19/66.


209 Miami to Director, 9/2/66 (quote), 9/30/66; Director to Miami, 9/16/66.

210 Miami to Director, 9/23/66.

211 Miami to Director, 5/12/67; "Appellate Court Releases State KKK's Grand Dragon" Miami Herald, May 11, 1967.

212 Tampa to Director, 5/24/67; Director to Tampa, 5/26/67, 5/29/67.

213 Savannah Report, 12/21/66 RM. (Bufile 105-66233); NRSP membership in Jacksonville stood at 20-25, with 15 of them active Savannah Report 2/15/67 RM. (Bufile 105-66233). The author obtained these files through a Freedom of Information Act request.

214 Miami to Director, 10/31/66, 12/27/66; Director, to Miami, 11/14/66.

215 After Riddlehoover’s arrest, Flynn had made contacts with the Georgia based National Knights, led by James Venable. Miami to Director, 1/6/67, 2/8/67, 2/21/67, 3/28/67, 8/31/67, 12/11/68, 1/2/69; Newark to Director, 11/16/66, "KKK Man Arrested" Pompano Beach Sentinel, February 8, 1967; Patty Mummert "Illegal Voting Charged to Klansman" Ft. Lauderdale News, 7 February, 1967; Bill Martinez, "Arrest of Klan Leader Jeopardizes Splinter Group" Miami Herald, 8 February, 1967; Bill Fenton, "Child Support Suit Adds to KKK Leader's Woes" not attributed Ft Lauderdale Newspaper, 11 March, 1967.


216 This was the second highest position in the organization. Ibid; "Klansman Quits But Eyed By Marine League" Ft. Lauderdale News, November 5, 1965; Patty Mummert "Former Klansman Voted Reprimand: Twist Hearing Closed," Ft. Lauderdale News, November 14, 1965.

217 Miami to Director, FBI 9/28/65,

218 Director to Miami, 10/22/65.

219 "Klansman Quits”; "Bomb Scares at Ex-Klansman's Bar" Miami Herald, November 5, 1965; "Second Klansman May Quit" Miami Herald, November 5, 1965; "Calls Warn Twist Bar Bomb Target" Ft. Lauderdale News, November 6, 1965; "Secret Klan Documents Name 4 Here" Ft. Lauderdale News November 4, 1965; Ford Burkhart "Ex-Member Calls Klan Subversive" Miami Herald November 5, 1965; Mummert "Former Klansman”; "Twist Reprimand Upheld By League”, Ft. Lauderdale News, August 2, 1966; Miami to Director, FBI 11/8/65, 12/28/65; Baumgardner to Sullivan, 11/10/65.

220 Miami to Director, 11/16/65.

221 Robert Sherrill, “KKK’s Shelton Plans To Recruit In The Florida Sunshine,” St. Petersburg Times, 5 January, 1966.

222 Hamby headquartered the two month drive in Titusville. Tampa to Director, 1/24/66 5:49 PM, 1/25/66, 1/27/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1; Robert J. Howard, “Klan Disputes Deputies,” Orlando Sentinel, 22 January 1966; Karl Hunziker, “Klan Cyclops Sees War With Wilson,” Cocoa Tribune, 24 January 1966.


223 Tampa to Director, 2/1/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1.

224 Tampa to Director, 2/24/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1.

225 Tampa to Director, 2/23/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1. Chester Slone was the leader of Pinellas Club Klavern #10. Tampa to Director, 3/4/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1.

226 Kenneth Stowe was Grand Nighthawk. Tampa to Director, 3/7/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1.

227 Norman Carter of the Eau Gallie klavern was the Klan’s chief Investigator. Boyd Hamby and Canada also spoke at the rally, held on Johnnie Price’s property. A Mr. Stowe, EC of Scottsmoor-Titusville, was master of ceremonies. Tampa to Director, 3/21/66, 3/31/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 1; idem, 6/15/66 Section 2.

228 Miami Herald, 16 March 1966, cited in Moore, "A Sheet and a Cross," 144-145.

229 EC Summerfield is Newsom. Tampa to Director, 5/14/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 2.

230 Tampa to Director, 7/5/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 2.

231 Tampa to Director, 5/21/66, 5/24/66, 6/6/66, 6/15/66, 7/6/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 2.

232 Tampa to Director, 6/15/66, UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 2.

233 Shelton described Justice Department Attorneys as “political afterbirths” and insulted Katzenbach’s wife. Tampa to Director, 6/4/66, 6/9/66 UKA/KKKK-FL Tampa File, Section 2.


234 After Riddlehoover and Grantham pulled the Miami klavern out of the UKA, the three remaining klaverns included #4 and #6 in Ft. Lauderdale, and a klavern at Davie, Florida. Miami to Director, 1/24/66; Director, to Miami 2/15/66, 4/13/66; Baumgardner to Sullivan, 4/26/66.

235 Miami to Director, 4/20/66.

236 Other Klansmen were identified as Robert E. Quarterman, Olen Abernathy, Richard Harley, Drew Eugene Johnson, Frederick Paul Attix, Sam Richard McBroom, Jessie Gay Taylor, Conde Lewis McConnaughay, Walter Harold Carlstedt, Ellis Herman Heflin, John Francis Gettinger, and Joseph Brady Burd. The operation allowed the FBI to obtain photographs of twenty-three Klansmen, many of them for the first time. Miami to Director, 4/20/66, 4/27/66, 6/23/66; "Klan Says Police Violate Rights," Fort Lauderdale News, April 19, 1966. As of June 1967, S.R. McBroom of Ft. Lauderdale was a South Florida Titan. “Initials R.E.T. Mask Local Klan Leader,” Ft. Lauderdale News, 6/17/67, attached to Miami to Director, 6/20/67 (Charlotte file).

237 Director to Miami, 4/13/66; “Klan Says Police Violate Rights.”

238 Baumgardner to Sullivan, 4/26/66.

239 Miami to Director, 6/23/66.

240 Miami to Director, 4/27/66.


241 Zbin was a member of Klavern #4. The informant may have been a Realm officer and the member of Klavern #6 who informed the Bureau about the upcoming trial. Donner, Age of Surveillance, 208-209; Miami to Director, 3/31/66; Baumgardner to Sullivan, 4/18/66.

242 “Commies Take Over the Klan,” Cartoon attached to Director to Miami, 4/22/66.

243 Miami to Director, 6/21/66.

244 Miami to Director, 6/17/66.

245 Tampa to Director, 6/20/66, 7/21/66(quote).

246 AP, " Negro Riot quelled on Pensacola Beach," Birmingham News, 13 June 1966; "Negro mob again rocks police in Pompano," Birmingham News, 22 June 1966, 22; "Leaders say Florida race riots are over," Birmingham News, 23 June, 1966, 9; F. T. Macfeely, "Vandals deal Jacksonville violent night," Birmingham News, 20 July 1966, 1; Fort Lauderdale Florida: "Sniper's shot Hits Officer," Birmingham News, August 18, 1966, 1; "Negro vandals Riot in Florida," Birmingham News, 1 November, 1966, 8.

247 Tampa to Director, 8/2/66.

248 Tampa to Director, 9/2/66.


249 Miami to Director, 6/28/66, 8/9/66; Director to Miami, 7/26/66.

250 Al Paredón, means "up against the wall." The phrase was used by Cuban Revolutionaries when sentencing members of the Batista regime for execution. Leaflet attached to Baumgardner to Sullivan, 7/8/66.

251 One of his opponents was a UKA organizer in Wildwood. Miami to Director, 5/11/66, 8/9/66, 8/25/66, 9/28/66, 9/30/66; Baumgardner to Sullivan, 10/6/66 (Section 1).

252 Miami to Director, 10/12/66, 10/13/66, 10/18/66; Director to Miami, 10/13/66; “Candidate Pays Visit To Klan Hall,” Ft. Lauderdale Tribune, 18 October 1966.

253 “Candidate Pays Visit”; Miami to Director, 12/30/66.

254 Miami to Director, 6/23/66.

255 Director to Tampa, 4/5/66, 6/23/66, 7/11/67; Tampa to Director, 6/15/66

256 Miami to Director, 6/21/66.

257 Miami to Director, 6/21/66; Director to Miami, 7/11/66.

258 Miami to Director, 6/21/66.

259 Miami to Director, 7/25/66; Baumgardner to Sullivan 7/29/66, Director, to Miami, 7/11/66, 8/1/66.

260 Miami to Director, 9/30/66.

261 Miami to Director, 9/30/66.


262 Miami to Director, 9/15/66; Director, to Miami 9/16/66.

263 Miami to Director, 9/23/66, 9/30/66; Baumgardner to Sullivan 9/28/66; Iz Nachman, "Klan Linked To Beating Of Student In Belle Glade" Palm Beach Post Glades Edition, 16 September, 1966; idem, "Assault Suspect Denies Active Klan Membership" Palm Beach Post Glades Edition, 17 September, 1966; idem, "Second Youth Denies Klan Membership" Palm Beach Post , 18 September, 1966; Patty Mummert "Boy Beaten; Four Klansmen Arrested" Sun Sentinel Palm Beach Edition, 17 September, 1966; idem, " Klan Suspects Arrested" Fort Lauderdale News, 17 September, 1966; Baumgardner to Sullivan, 9/28/66.

264 Miami to Director, 9/30/66.

265 Miami to Director, 11/15/66, 12/15/66, 12/30/66, Director to Miami, 11/23/66; "Gambling Trial of Glades Men Is Postponed" Palm Beach Post, 10 December, 1966.

266 Miami to Director, 9/30/66.

267 Director to Miami,

268 Miami to Director, 11/9/66; Director to Miami, 12/1/66.

269 Leaflet attached to Baumgardner to Sullivan, 11/21/66.


270 Miami to Director, 1/11/67. The target may have been Troy Martin.

271 Ibid; Miami to Director, 2/9/67.

272 Miami to Director, 3/28/67.

273 Miami to Director, 12/30/66. See also, 9 Birmingham Report, 4/17/67, “Racial matters,” FBI HQ File 157-552 #44 “Robert M. Shelton,” Ernest Lazar archive.

274 Jacksonville and Tampa informants had been instrumental in having forced the purge. Tampa to Director, 1/24/67. A new Fifth District was added in February. A 1/13 rally in Vernon attracted 200. Birmingham Report, 4/17/67, 12 “Racial Matters,” FBI HQ File 157-552 #44 “Robert M. Shelton,” Lazar archive.

275 Director to Tampa and Miami (copy to Jacksonville) 1/9/67, HORIP, (Section 1). See also Tampa to Director, 3/17/67.

276 Miami to Director, 2/1/67.

277 John McAleenan, “In the Shadows of the Burning Cross,” Cocoa Today, 1 October 1967.

278 He did not mention the elevation of Richardson. Report, Director, FBI to Attorney General, December 19, 1967, KU KLUX KLAN INVESTIGATIONS FBI ACCOMPLISHMENTS, reprinted in Church Committee, Hearings, Vol. 6, 516-527.

279 Tampa to Director, 3/31/67.


280 Miami to Director, 3/28/67.

281 Tampa to Director, 10/11/66.

282 Jacksonville and Tampa informants had been instrumental in having forced the purge. Tampa to Director, 1/24/67, 2/8/67, 2/9/67; Director to Tampa, 2/17/67; Jacksonville to Director, 2/24/67 (Tampa File); Miami to Director, 2/20/67; McAleenan, “In the Shadows.”

283 Richardson was a member of the 11 member strong Titusville Klavern. Roache did not get on well with Richardson. McAleenan, “In the Shadows”; Tampa to Director, 2/8/67, 2/9/67, 3/31/67.

284 Domestic Intelligence Division Informative Note, 6/1/67 (Tampa File).

285 As discussed above however, members of the UFKKK’s Plant City Klavern and the entire Lake Wales Klavern however, had joined the UKA. Tampa to Director, 3/31/67. Shelton met with 54 Klansmen in Orlando on April 9. Birmingham Report, 10/24/67, 2 FBI HQ File 157-552 #44 “Robert M. Shelton,” Lazar archive.

286 Tampa to Director, 6/28/67. 500-600 people attended a UKA rally there on April 8. Birmingham Report, 10/24/67, 2 FBI HQ File 157-552 #44 “Robert M. Shelton,” Lazar archive.

287 The Palm Bay City Council refused a parade and cross-burning permit to the Klan for a subsequent rally. Tampa to Director, 5/22/67. See also, "Four Forfeit Bonds in 'Cross' Case" Miami Herald, (Indian River County Edition), 24 May, 1967; "Charged With Cross Burning, Forfeit Bonds" Vero Beach Press Journal, 25 May, 1967.


288 Leon Blanton posted bond for the men. Ibid; Miami to Director, 5/29/67; Tampa to Director, 5/25/67, 6/28/67.

289 Tampa to Director, 5/22/67, 6/6/67, 6/28/67; Director to Tampa, 6/31/67.

290 Tampa to Director, 6/19/67, 9/29/67; Miami to Director, 6/27/67.

291 Tampa to Director, 9/29/67.

292 Tampa to Director, 6/28/67, 8/28/67, 9/29/67; Director to Tampa, 9/5/67.

293 Miami to Director 5/1/67, Director to Miami, Richmond, 5/1/67. Ft. Lauderdale Klansman Robert Chesley Talbot Jr. was arrested for unlawful flight to avoid prosecution soon afterward. “KKK, A Change of Linen.”

294 Tampa to Director, 5/17/67; Director to Tampa, 5/25/67.

295 Tampa to Director, 6/28/67.

296 Tampa to Director, 9/29/67.

297 The property was owned by the Florida Pioneer Club which had broken away from the FKKK and later affiliated with the UFKKK, a but the UKA was paying utilities and possibly taxes on the property. Tampa to Director, 8/17/67.

298 Tampa to Director, 7/11/67.

299 John Davis was charged with assault with a deadly weapon, while Robert Browing, Bobby Joe Vanderford and Eddie Ellison were arrested on disorderly conduct charges. Vanderford and Ellison were not participants in the Klan rally. Tampa to Director, 6/1/67, 7/24/67; Director to Tampa 6/2/67; “Witness Tells Of Gun Battle,” Orlando Sentinel, 24 June, 1967; AP, “Orderly Rally’ Held By 200 Klansmen,” Herald Tribune, 24 July 1967; “Klan Holds Night Rally,” Orlando Sentinel, 24 January 1967. .


300 Tampa to Director, 7/6/67, 7/24/67.

301 Tampa to Director, 9/27/67.

302 Tampa to Director, 9/29/67.

303 John McAleenah, “Threatened My Family, Eau Gallie Leader Says,” Cocoa Today, 3 October 1967.

304 McAleenah, “Threatened My Family.”

305 Tampa to Director, 4/1/68.

306 John McAleenan, “Membership Shrinks to 15 in Brevard,” Cocoa Today, 4 October 1967.

307 Ten in Titusville and five in Melbourne. The Eau Gallie klavern had six members when it was disbanded. McAleenan, “Membership Shrinks.”

308 Tampa to Director, 9/29/67.

309

310 Tampa to Director, 12/29/67.

311 Tampa to Director, 8/17/67, 12/29/67. FBI investigators described the Klavern as “independent” in 1965. Tampa to Director, 8/4/65, FBI HQ File 157-7 “Klan Type Organizations and Hate Groups," Section 2, Lazar archive.

312 Tampa to Director, 8/17/67 (quote); Director, to Tampa, 8/29/67.

313 Tampa to Director, 12/29/67.


314 Tampa to Director, 11/15/67, 11/16/67, 11/27/67, 12/5/67; "Troubles Multiply for Top Klansman" and "Klan Boss Jailed in Two Counties" Cocoa Today, November 14, 1967; "Klan Chief Fined $200 In Wildwood" Cocoa Today, November 25, 1967; "Klan Chief in Jail Cell" Cocoa Today, December 2, 1967.

315 Tampa to Director, 11/30/67.

316 Tampa to Director, 12/29/67.

317 Tampa to Director, 12/29/67.

318 Tampa to Director, 1/24/68.

319 Tampa to Director, 2/28/68.

320 Tampa to Director, 3/1/68. See also, idem 4/1/68.

321 Director to Tampa, 3/15/68.

322 Tampa to Director, 4/1/68.

323 Tampa to Director, 12/5/67.

324 “Council Urged To Seek 300 Housing Units,” Orlando Sentinel, 21 December 1967.

325 Miami to Director, 12/30/66.

326 Tampa to Director, 12/29/67.


327 Drabble, “FBI . . . in Alabama.” On the NSRP, founded by members of the Colombians after the Brown Scare, see E. B. Duffee, Jr., “The National States Rights Party” Ph.D. diss., (University of Maryland, 1968). For NSRP rhetoric, see The Thunderbolt, in The Right Wing Collection of the University of Iowa Libraries, 1918-1977, [Microfilm] (Glenn Rock NJ, 1978) Reel 40, A40a. For the FBI's view of the NSRP, see FBI Monograph, “National States Rights Party,” August 1966, 3-4, 16; FBI Monograph, “WHITE EXTREMIST ORGANIZATIONS, Part II, National States Rights Party,” May 1970, 1-3.

328 Identified individuals included Charles Riddlehoover, former UFKKKK officer Willie Eugene Wilson, former UKA ECs Richard Frampton Harley and Robert Quaterman, and a former UKA member named Wier (phonetic). Chairman of the Hollywood chapter, Harley was identified as the “#1 man in the NSRP in Florida.”

329 The exposé aired on September 9, 1967. An estimated audience of 150,000-200,000 viewed the program. After the telecast WKCT received about twice the number of calls as usual for similar programs. The FBI had the film copied, to make it available to patriotic and church groups. “Wayne Ferris Reports, “Thunderbolt on the Right,” available at the University of Georgia Library, Media room; Brennan to Sullivan 7/17/67, 9/11/67, 9/22/67, (Birmingham file); Miami to Director, 6/22/67, 6/27/67, 7/10/67, 8/11/67, 9/1/67, 9/13/67, 9/18/67, 9/26/67, 10/5/67; Director to Miami, 7/7/67, 7/18/67, 9/12/67, 9/22/67, 10/4/67 10/16/67, “Turnpike Crash a Mystery,” Fort Pierce News Tribune, 27 August, 1967..


330 Miami to Director, 9/26/67, 10/5/67.

331 “WKCT's States Rights Documentary Stirs Up a Storm,” Miami News, 28 September, 1967; John Powel Editorial, “Sincerely Yours,” Fort Lauderdale Tribune, 28 September, 1967, attached to Miami to Director, 10/5/67.

332 John Powel Editorial, “Sincerely Yours,” Fort Lauderdale Tribune, 9 September, 1967, attached to Miami to Director, 9/26/67.

333 This left two chapters, in Hollywood and Jacksonville. Miami to Director, 10/16/67, 12/27/67; Moore to Sullivan, 10/3/67. Rallies in Jacksonville during July-September 1967 had drawn 75-100 people. In Turkey Creek, however, two hundred people and 40 people attended rallies in October 1967, 2/14/68, FBI file 105-12, National States Rights Party, Lazar archive.

334 Miami to Director, 5/16/66, 5/25/66, 6/21/66; Director to Miami 5/23/66, 5/31/66; Baumgardner to Sullivan, 5/31/66, 10/3/67.

335 Editorial, “Mike Morgan Says: Klansmen Un-American,” Miami Herald, 1 June 1966.

336 Miami to Director, 1/23/67, 2/8/67; Director to Miami, 2/3/67; Editorial, “We Don’t Need Them,” Ft Pierce News Tribune, 29 January 1967.

337 Miami to Director, 10/23/67.

338 Miami to Director, 10/9/67, 10/23/67, 10/31/67; Director to Miami, 10/4/67, 10/13/67; "FBI Nabs 12 In Dawn Arrests; All Charged In Rights Violence”, Salisbury Post, July 18, 1967; George Bietz "Jackson Temple Bombed; 3 Held" Birmingham News, September 19, 1967; "# Arrested After Synagogue Blast" Birmingham News, September 20, 1967; "FBI Joins Probe of Temple Bombing" Birmingham News, September 20, 1967; Newton ed. KKK Encyclopedia; 259-260; "Mechanic Held In Cross Burning" Miami Herald, May 6, 1967.


339 Miami to Director, 10/23/67.

340 Wayne Ferris Reports, “KKK, A Change of Linen: A Report on the Klan and its Image in South Florida,” available at the University of Georgia Library, Media Center.

341 Miami to Director, 10/23/67;

342 The other thee officers identified by WKCT were former former grand Titan Charles Riddlehoover, EC Richard Harley, who became chair of the Hollywood NSRP, and an officer named Ronnie Wier. Noah Savage was identified as a member of the group. WKCT had previously identified Quaterman as chair of the Ft. lauderdale NSRP chapter. “Thunderbolt on the Right.”

343 Miami to Director, 10/23/67.

344 The records included a liquor violationby Herman Hefflin, and Talbot’s unlawful flight to avoid cross burning, as well as the latter’s several assault and battery charges.

345 KKK, A Change of Linen.

346 Ibid.

347 Miami to Director, 10/31/67.

348 Miami to Director, 10/31/67. Taylor was also identified as an employee of Young. 11/9/67. See also, Darrell Biland “State to Investigate charges of Illegal Stock Sale Here,” Miami Herald, 29 November 1967.

349 Miami to Director, 11/9/67.


350 Miami to Director, 10/31/67, 11/9/67, 12/29/67; “KKK Faces Illegal Stock Sale Probe,” Ft. Lauderdale News, 29 November 1967.

351 Miami to Director, 12/6/67, 12/29/67.

352 Miami to Director, 11/29/67, 12/6/67; Domestic Intelligence Division Informative Note 12/6/67; Director to Miami 12/6/67


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