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Sosbee family papers

Sosbee family papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sosbee family papers
Creator: Sosbee, James Earl, 1881-1941
Inclusive Dates: 1918-1935
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms4279
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James Earl Sosbee (1881-1941) lived in Bogart, Georgia and was a member of the Ku Klux Klan and Independent Order of Odd Fellows.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sosbee family papers, ms4279, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Campaign paraphernalia.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ). Athens Klan #5 (Athens, Ga.)
Political campaigns -- Georgia.
World War, 1914-1918.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related collections in this repository: Ku Klux Klan- Athens Klan #5 records, ms712; Ku Klux Klan collection, ms582; Lyman W. Denton-The Ku Klux Klan and the days of reconstruction, ms1491; The revival of the Ku Klux Klan, ms1694; Ku Klux Klan papers, ms2214; Ku Klux Klan in Georgia, ms2667; Ku Klux Klan ephemera collection, ms2955; Knights of the Ku Klux Klan pamphlet, ms3685; Women of the Ku Klux Klan, ms3686; Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Charter for Bowden, Georgia, ms3690.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers , 1918-1935