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Hate groups

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Black Miss America flyer, circa 1970

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents A racist flyer featuring interviews with three Miss America contestants, two white (Miss Mississippi and Miss Vermont) and one Black (Miss Washington D.C.). The Black Miss America contestant is portrayed as pregnant and has an exaggerated dialect, and speaks of the importance of education so that Black women will know how to put their signature on welfare checks before becoming pregnant. Crude caricatures of all three contestants are featured along the bottom, with Miss Washington, D.C....
Dates: circa 1970

Anti-Communist Advisory Committee "Minutemen" flyer, circa 1960s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 11
Scope and Contents A racist flyer expressing "America first" anti-Semitic ideology produced by the Anti-Communist Advisory Committee of Mt. Rainier, MD, calling on "patriotic, white, red blooded Americans" to fight against Jews and Black people, whom the organization deemed Communist traitors to America. In the flyer, the organization claims that Black people are tools of the "Jew controlled federal government" which supposedly aims to place America under martial law and invite the United Nations to send...
Dates: circa 1960s

Anti-Langston Hughes broadsides, 1950s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Two broadsides which describe poet Langston Hughes as un-American Communist traitor. One, produced by the Hicksville Education League of Parents, cites a 1952 House Committee on Un-American Activities report calling Hughes a "traitor to the United States and the rest of the free world," reproduces his poems "Goodbye Christ," "Workers Song," and "Ballad of Lenin," and questions why his poems are recommended reading when John A. Stormer's right-wing,...
Dates: 1950s

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

Joseph P. Kamp anti-Communist and anti-Semitic pamphlets, 1940 - 1960

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 15
Scope and Contents Six pamphlets from far-right propagandist Joseph P. Kamp, containing conspiracy theories that Communists have infiltrated American government, Southern integration is a Communist plot to impose Black supremacy and Communism on America, and that Jewish organizations are instigating racist vandalism to generate publicity. Pamphlet titles include: “The Fifth Column in Washington,” “Native Nazi Purge Plot,” “How to Win the War…and Lose What We’re Fighting For?,” “Who Tells Your Congressman How...
Dates: 1940 - 1960

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