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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-30-05 10:16 AM
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Ku Klux Klan robes auctioned for up to $1,425 in Howell, MI
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HOWELL, Mich. (AP) _ A Ku Klux Klan robe sold for one-thousand-425 dollars tonight during an auction of robes and other K-K-K items that's attracted a high level of interest and criticism.

Another Klan robe sold for one-thousand-150 dollars at the auction in Howell.

One person in attendance was seen wearing a K-K-K pin, and another wore an arm band with a Nazi swastika.

One of the robes was bought for 700-dollars by the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University. Museum officials hope to use the robe -- designed for a woman -- as part of its efforts to teach tolerance.
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