Simmons, W. J. (William Joseph), 1880-1945 in subject [X]
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1 Title:   David Jackson Bailey papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bailey, David Jackson, 1812-1897  
  Dates:   1860-1925  
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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2 Title:   John Quincy Jett papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jett, John Quincy  
  Dates:   1833-1925  
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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