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1 Title:   Ku Klux Klan knife  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ku Klux Klan (1915- )  
  Dates:   20th century  
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This collection consists of one small pocket knife inscribed KKK.
 
  Identifier:   ms3996  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Humphry Curtis deposition regarding KKK murders  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Curtis, Humphry  
  Dates:   1868 November 5  
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Humphry Curtis' deposition regarding Ku Klux Klan intimidation related to the Election of 1868. The document describes a racially motivated murder to which Humphry Curtis was witness in which a group of KKK members dragged his father William Curtis out of his home and shot him several times.
 
  Identifier:   ms3604  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Ku Klux Klan Charter for Bowden, Georgia  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Simmons, W. J. (William Joseph), 1880-1945  
  Dates:   1918 December 4  
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A charter issued by Imperial Wizard William Joseph Simmons (1880-1945) on December 4, 1918, for an order of the Klan to be located in Bowden, Georgia. The charter is in response to a petition by citizens listed on the charter for the Chas. B. McDaniel Klan No. 11.
 
  Identifier:   ms3690  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Sosbee family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sosbee, James Earl, 1881-1941  
  Dates:   1918-1935  
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This collection contains the personal papers of James Earl Sosbee including correspondence, membership cards, and membership dues receipts pertaining to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. Also included in this collection are a letter from Representative Paul Brown regarding a CCC camp transfer request for Sosbee's son, postcards pledging war savings stamps, local board registration from the War Department, receipts from J. W. Daniel Ginning and the C. A. Trussel Motor Company and a campaign button for Dr. L. C. Allen.
 
  Identifier:   ms4279  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   David Jackson Bailey papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bailey, David Jackson, 1812-1897  
  Dates:   1860-1925  
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The collection consists of papers concerning the formation of the 30th Georgia Infantry, of which David Jackson Bailey was Colonel, from 1860-1865. Some correspondence regards supply and medical matters; and a letter to Bailey from his father regards the health of family members. A chunk of printed material at the end of the collection regards William Joseph Simmons and the Ku Klux Klan.
 
  Identifier:   ms1661  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Marion Colley Boyd papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Boyd, Marion Colley  
  Dates:   1915-1948  
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The collection consists of papers of Marion Colley Boyd from 1915-1948. Includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and printed material. The collection centers upon her early (1915-1917) activities with the woman's suffrage movement in Georgia and New York, her work with the League of Women Voters of Georgia, and the Democratic Party. Also includes material relating to her service as a delegate to the 1924 Democratic National convention in New York and her role in the controversy over the adoption of the "Klan plank" by the convention.
 
  Identifier:   ms1149  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   John Quincy Jett papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jett, John Quincy  
  Dates:   1833-1925  
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The collection mainly consists of papers of John Quincy Jett relating to his involvement with the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) from 1920-1925. Contains correspondence, printed material, clippings, and photographs of KKK activities including a government investigation of the KKK, the establishment of a press clipping bureau within the KKK to monitor and counter act publicity, and information on the power struggle between William J. Simmons and Hiram Evans. Correspondents include Elizabeth Tyler, Simmons, and Edward Young Clarke. The collection also contains land deeds from the 1800's.
 
  Identifier:   ms1659  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Ku Klux Klan collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)  
  Dates:   circa 1865-1961  
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The collection consists of materials relating to the Ku Klux Klan circa 1865-1921. Early materials include one Ku Klux Klan notice (Union County, Georgia, circa 1865), decorated with coffins, daggers and rifles, mentioning the "ghosts of the martyred dead" avenging their death on the living; two handwritten warnings (circa 1870, unsigned) stating "Beware!", and "dead men tell no tales"; and reproductions of three warning letters addressed to B.D. Evans, Col. Evans, and one not addressed (Headquarters, Ogeechee, Georgia, circa 1871), signed KKK and U.S. KK, promising death to radicals, and that radicals involved in Governor Bullocks politics will not survive in Washington County, Georgia. Also includes an Invisible Empire of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan of Atlanta, Georgia application form, circa 1921; an article titled "A Nightgown Tyranny", written by William G. Shepherd ("Leslie's Weekly, Sept. 10, 1921") discussing the re-emergence of the KKK; a reprint of an article titled "Protest Under the Cross: The Ku Klux Klan Presents its Case to the Public, 1960" by Donald E. Williams; and a pamphlet titled "The Attitude of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Toward the Jew" by H. W. Evans, Imperial Wizard Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.
 
  Identifier:   ms582  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Ku Klux Klan ephemera collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Ku Klux Klan (1915- )  
  Dates:   1920-1948  
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The collection consists a Klode Kard (songs), petition for citizenship in the Invisible Empire, oath of allegiance, by-laws form for local chapters, and The Klansman (August 1, 1948). Pamplets include "American's take Heed!" (1920), "The Ku Klux Ball : a satire on the younger set," "KKKK : why, what, how, who, and you" and a picture postcard with an illustration of banner used by the Ku Klux Klan. A program for "Polly with a Past : a comedy in three acts" (1923) by the Marionettes of Georgia Tech includes an advertisement for the Ku Klux Klan.
 
  Identifier:   ms2955  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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