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This article, published in the Inman Review, covers the Barton County Night Riders. The Night Riders, a vigilante group of self-proclaimed loyalists, claimed that their mission was to "clean up the country of German spies, German sympathizers and dirty slackers." In addition, the Night Riders threatened to take care of disloyalty in communities "largely populated by people either of German birth or decent."

Creator: Inman Review
Date: April 26, 1918

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This article can be used to introduce students to the threats that many German Americans in Kansas faced during World War I.

KS: 11th: 1.7.: challenges German Americans faced in Kansas during World War I

Item Number: 213538
Call Number: I 115, Microfilm Collection, Inman Review, 1/11/1918-4/29/1921
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213538

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