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Ku Klux Klan

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

C. Morse Papers.

 Collection
Identifier: MSC 0277
Scope and Contents Papers of C. A. and C. R. Morse and family. Includes: correspondence, (1836), 1875-1929; genealogical research on Bigelow, Lowell, Morse, Rodgers families; Citizen’s Bank & Trust Company wallet; Morse family postcards, 1904 (11 pcs.); C. A. Morse diary, 1885, Faulkton, Dakota; ECCE ORIENTI (Rites and Ceremonies of the Essenes), 1889; Ku Klux Klan constitution and by-laws, 1921; “The University of Tennessee and Beta Alpha Omega”; Orange & White, March 17, 1917; misc., including notes on...
Dates: 1875-1929

Knox County Klan Headquarters newsletter, issued by the Kligrapp. [1925] + K. K. K. Labor Day broadside, 1925. (ephemera)

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2013.001
Scope and Contents Ephemera 2013.001. 001 a&b Knox County Klan Headquarters newsletter, issued by the Kligrapp. [A.W. Murray. Typed copy, 2 pp. 1925] Ephemera 2013.001.002 K.K.K.K. Celebration. Labor Day, Monday September 7, 1925, Knoxville, Tenn. Caswell Park. Broadside. 1 pc.
Dates: 1925

Knoxville White Citizens Council/Ku Klux Klan Collection [printed ephemera].

 Collection
Identifier: Ephemera 2016.007
Scope and Contents “Segregation or Death’ John Kaspar (Washington, D.C.: Seaboard Southern Citizens Council, c 1958); “The White Citizen’s Prayer” by “a Nashville mother who is a believer in John Kaspar” (1958?); “Knoxville on Guard” (Knoxville White Citizens Council”; “Clinton Ballad” (twelve verses of song in praise of John Kaspar); “John Kaspar: Segregation or Death” (Reprinted with permission from the June, 1957 Jim Crow issue of The Virginia Spectator) ”Honor-Pride-White--Save the White” John Kaspar (demands...
Dates: 1957-1958

Ku Klux Klan knife and medal. (artifacts)

 Collection
Identifier: Artifact 2019.012
Scope and Contents One brass pocket knife with the words “Ku Klux Klan” on one side, and the image of a hooded figure on the other side. 1 pc. + one brass medal with the letters “KKK” cut out and the words ‘Member in Good Standing’ on the front. 1 pc.
Dates: undated

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

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1920-1925

“Save Our Land, Join the Klan” United Klans of America, P.O. Box 98, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.” (ca. 1965)

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.019
Scope and Contents “Save Our Land, Join the Klan” United Klans of America, P.O. Box 98, Strawberry Plains, Tenn.” (ca. 1965) Image of a hooded klansman on a horse with a burning cross in his left hand. United Klans of American logos. United Klans of America was the largest organization of the Ku Klux Klan in the U. S. The United States Klan and the KKK joined forces in 1960 to fight integration. The movement peaked in the 1960s and declined in the 1970s after some horrific acts of violence including the 16th...
Dates: 1965