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Bygones: In 1922, Duluth KKK group said to have 1,500 members

Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.

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News Tribune, July 1, 1982

  • Alberta Gas Chemicals Inc. will contest a $1,000 fine by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two alleged safety violations at the Duluth plant. The fine was levied after a May 16 explosion caused about $10 million in damage to the plant.
  • Beginning today, Duluth's Miller Hill area will have its own post office. A postal station will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday in the Central Entrance branch of the St. Louis County Federal Savings & Loan Association.

News Tribune, July 1, 1922

  • A local Ku Klux Klan group, said to have been organized last summer in Duluth, has reportedly grown to 1,500 members. Duluth police said yesterday they have spent considerable time investigating and have failed to find any trace of the group.
  • The first six months of 1922 have set a new record for the number of building permits issued in Duluth, according to Adolph Anderson, city building inspector. The total number of permits, including for new buildings, alterations, and repairs, was 1,407.
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Bygones is researched and written by David Ouse, retired reference librarian from the Duluth Public Library. He can be contacted at djouse49@gmail.com.
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