Ku Klux Klan records, 1960s-1970s.

October 12, 2009

Creator: Ku Klux Klan.
Collection number: 4921
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Abstract: Primarily published and ephemeral items collected from Ku Klux Klan organizations active in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina, 1960s-1970s. Included are flyers; application forms, meeting guidelines, periodicals, cartoons, and other items from the Confederate Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Greensboro, N.C.), the Knights of the Green Forest (Tupelo, Miss.), the United Klans of America (Tuscaloosa, Ala.), the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan (Miss.), and the National States Rights Party (Savannah, Ga.). Among the periodicals is one issue of the “Thunderbolt” of Birmingham, Ala.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Folder 7 contains a number of cartoons and fliers, some of which include caricatures of African Americans.