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Ku Klux Klan knife

Ku Klux Klan knife

Descriptive Summary

Title: Ku Klux Klan knife
Creator: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Inclusive Dates: 20th century
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms3996
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Ku Klux Klan (KKK), a secret society organized in 1866 by Nathan Bedford Forest and other Confederate veterans to intimidate newly freed African Americans. Disbanded in 1869, the KKK re-emerged in 1915 under the leadership of William J. Simmons.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of one small pocket knife inscribed KKK.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Ku Klux Klan knife, ms3996, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Pocket knives.

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