”A first-rate study by one of the leading members of the new generation of scholars of the Ku Klux Klan. Lay offers the first look beneath the hood and robe of the Invisible Empire in a northeastern stronghold.”-Robert A. Goldberg,author of Hooded Empire: The Ku Klux Klan in Colorado
”A welcome complement to recent work on the Klan in the South, West, and Midwest. This beautifully written, exhaustively researched, and even-handed study of the KKK in Buffalo is a model for future Klan scholarship.”-Larry R. Gerlach,author of Blazing Crosses in Zion: The Ku Klux Klan in Utah
About the Author
The award-winning author and editor of two previous books on the Ku Klux Klan, Shawn Lay teaches history at the University of Georgia.