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Ku Klux Klan, Tennessee, S. R. Tiller, Caryville, Tenn.

Identifier: MM.2013.028

Scope and Contents

[KKK in Tennessee] Small archive of Klan items, related to Tennessee members, as follows: Typed Letter Signed on ornate, color, Nashville Klan letterhead, from James Esdale (Imperial Representative Realm of Tennessee) To S. R. Tiller in Caryville. Typed Letter Signed from J. Esdale to same Tiller on fancy Atlanta Klan letterhead about chartering a Klan. Unused check from the Butler, Tenn., Klan No. 64, Realm of Tennessee. Kloran Knights Kamellia (Primary Order of Knighthood) Property of the Ku Klux Klan. Loaned to ___ 31pp, 16mo, plain wraps. Probably printed in Atlanta, 1925. The Practice of Klanishness. First Lesson in the Science and Art of Klankraft. Atlanta, 1924. 12pp, tall 16mo, printed wraps, with Klan symbols. The Truth About the Women of the Ku Klux Klan. Little Rock: Parke Harper Pub. Co., N. D., ca. 1920. Six page, tri-folded to 16mo. The Sulkers. Printed poem on small card. "Series K—Form 35." Mimeographed sheet with sharp notices to two Klan members. One is mistreating his family and keeping a trashy yard, the other for miscellaneous conduct unbecoming to a gentleman. Final page (page 2) typed instructions for Klan meeting. Klode Card. Printed card with Opening Klode on verso and Kloxology and Closing Klode on verso. Form K-104. 1923. Mimeographed sheet with "Order of Business" for Klan meeting. Ca. 1925. Printed sheet with instructions for measuring Klan robes. With two photo reproductions on stiff boards of Klan rallies in D. C.


  • 1920-1925

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Ku Klux Klan, Tennessee, S. R. Tiller, Caryville, Tenn.
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Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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