Dil Pickle Club Versus K. K. K.


1845-1945, Trevor Blake

BISHOP FALLOWS RAKES K. K. K. BEFORE DILL PICKLE CLUB “The Ku Klux Klan strikes at the heart of American democracy; it is playing to men’s baser passions,” declared Bishop Samuel Fallows, presiding bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church, before 200 persons at the revived Dill Pickle club in Tooker alley, last night. A third […]

April 17, 2019

Dora Marsden, Hatless and Disheveled


1845-1945, Dora Marsden, Events, Freewoman, New Freewoman, The Egoist 1914, Trevor Blake

INCIDENTS OF THE RAID DISAPPOINTED SUFFRAGISTS ONLY ONE OF THEM ADMITTED TO THE HOUSE TWELVE ARRESTS In accordance with the statement contained in Miss Pankhurst’s letter to the Prime Minister on Monday, the members of the Women’s Social and Political Union assembled in large numbers at Caxton Hall yesterday afternoon for the purpose of appointing […]

March 13, 2019

Seeing Bohemia in the Dill Pickle Club


1845-1945

Just north of Towertown, on the outskirts of the elegant Gold Coast, was the famous Dill Pickle Club, establish to provide a theater in which poets could recite their verses. [Founder Jack] Jones often found it necessary, however, to tailor the presentation for the audience that was present, and typical nightclub entertainment was not uncommon. […]

March 6, 2019