The Bundy Museum of History & Art is rooted in the rich history of our area while celebrating its active culture and artistic community.

129 Main St. Binghamton, Ny 13901

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11am-5pm (closed Sunday and Monday)

(607) 772-9179

A True Collective

Black & White Photographs by SUNY Broome Photography Students

November 2018, 32 Cedar St.

Small works Big wonders

By Albert White

November 2018 Artist of the Month

Seeds of Time

Binghamton at the 1893 World's Fair

November 2018, Gallery 131 Exhibit

The Forgotten Kapital

The Ku Klux Klan in Binghamton, New York 1923-1928

In the post-WWI era, a resurgent Ku Klux Klan moved North with their white supremacist “100 percent American” (i.e. anti-black, anti-“foreign,” anti-unionism) message expanded out of the Jim Crow US South, becoming a national organization. Millions joined the Klan and rallied to its various causes, including suppression of African-Americans, restricting immigration of Eastern and Southern Europeans, limiting the political influence of Blacks, Catholics and Jews, and strictly enforcing Prohibition. After an unceremonious forced retreat from the US’s most ethnically diverse city, New York City, the KKK moved their headquarters to out-of-the-way Binghamton, NY. Rubin’s work places the Klan in the context of 1920's an industrializing upstate city and discusses the Klan’s social appeal and activities, including hillside cross burning, state- wide gatherings, and electioneering.

The is the first publication by Bundy Museum of History Art. An exhibit—“Dirty Laundry”— on the KKK in Binghamton accompanied its publication. The book’s main text was written in the 1970's when Rubin was an undergraduate student at Binghamton University. This version was digitized, updated, revised, and released in 2016 by the Bundy Museum Press. The work includes an 8-page image insert, a new preface, and editor’s introduction. Proceeds from the book will support the Jay L. Rubin Fund for Local History, designed to support young scholars of Southern Tier history and local history publications.

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