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steve wilson

Very good article, but far from being "dangerously close" to the Nazis, it was the Woodcraft Folk who discussed uniting with the fascists at their national congress in 1930 - the motion was rejected, there only being two people in favour. Above all, the Kift were pacifist, hardly close to Nzaism!

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I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I don't know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog. I will keep visiting this blog very often.

Jon Appleton

It is interesting to see a blog drawing on the material in the KK songbook and presumably some of the recent material on the net. I was very close to some of the people involved and have personally been at SCP events back to 1937. The lack of first hand knowledge to inform the more recent comments is a concern. For instance the connection betwen the Wandervogel, banned by Hitler, and the KK largely through Rolf Gardiner and the Folk Dance Society and the Morris is not an indication of fascist tendencies. Hargrave was a sincere,if sigle minded, person from a Quaker background. No totalitarian.

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Hi Olivia, Matt de A has been in touch thinking of fixing a date for a meeting/interview with me and wondered if it might be combined with yours. He says you'll be back over from Germany soon. I've given him some dates and wondered what you have in mind. Let me know what you think. Jon

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