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Ku Klux Klan (1915- )


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Edmund Duffy cartoon collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: CC-001

Edmund Duffy (1899 – 1962), was an American editorial cartoonist who spent the majority of his professional career working for The Baltimore Sun. This collection consists of approximately 1,000 cartoons from 1924 through 1962.

Dates: 1924-1962

Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integration materials

Identifier: MS-0849

The Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integartion materials is an artificial collection which spans from the 18th to the 21st century. The collection consists of broadsides, postcards, and other printed ephemera created by proponents of white supremacy, anti-integration, and racist ideologies.

Dates: 1795-2007

Ku Klux Klan membership materials and pamphlet, circa 1920s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

One small pamphlet produced by the KKK on December 15, 1920 titled "Americans, take Heed!" containing a reprinted editorial by Herbert Kaufman from the April 1920 issue of McClure's Magazine titled "Scum o' the Melting-Pot," as well as three pieces of ephemera related to KKK membership: two forms for ordering KKK paraphernalia and a Knights Kamelia certificate from the Atlanta, GA chapter of the KKK.

Dates: circa 1920s

United Klans of America rally poster, 1970-09-26

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

A flyer from the United Klans of America, Inc. advertising the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Giant Rally at Rising Sun, MD. The event featured country music from noon to 8 pm, followed by a rally.

Dates: 1970-09-26

Women of the Ku Klux Klan membership materials, 1923 - 1927

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Materials associated with membership in the Women of the Ku Klux Klan, including five pamphlets with rules, oaths, ceremonies, and music for group meetings, as well as six ephemeral pieces that include a triplicate application form for the "Second Degree" level of the Women's Klan, a notice of admission to the Klan, examples of payable and receivable receipts, a piece of "Tri-K-Klub" letterhead, and an "Imperial Passport" allowing the bearer to attend the meetings of other Klaverns.

Dates: 1923 - 1927

Additional filters:

Archival Object 3
Collection 2
Hate groups 4
White supremacy movements 4
Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership 3
fliers (printed matter) 2
pamphlets 2