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Natchez, MS. 12/4/2015. In August 1964, Grand Dragon E.L. McDaniel of the UKA (United Klans of America) established a Klavern in this building in Natchez, MS operating under the cover name Adams County Civic and Betterment Association.
Mr. McDaniel was the first Mississippi man recruited into the Louisiana-based Original Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in 1962. He helped form the Mississippi-based White Knights in 1964 and was elected to Grand Dragon of the UKA, the largest Klan organization in 1965.