The despicable history of The Ku Klux Klan
The Ku Klux Klan attacks members of the Industrial Workers of the World at the IWW’s meeting hall in San Pedro, California, during a benefit for the families of two workers killed in a railroad accident. The KKK beat many of the 300 members; kidnapped, tarred, and feathered others; destroyed everything inside the building; and scalded two children by burning them with a pot of coffee.
Today in labor history, June 14, 1924:
[Photo: A twelve-year old child is treated at the hospital for burns she received during the attack.]