Decorative plate with "KKK God Give Us Men" on the rim

Manufactured by
Crescent China Company, American, 1920 - 1926
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Medium
ceramic and glaze
Dimensions
H x W x D: 6 × 6 1/8 × 1/2 in. (15.3 × 15.6 × 1.3 cm)
Type
plates (dishes)
Place used
United States, North and Central America
Date
1920-1926
Description
A round, white, glazed earthenware plate with an angled rim. The outer edge of the rim has a painted blue line. A thin red line encircles the inner edge of the rim. Printed in black text around the rim of the plate is "KKK”at top and “God Give Us Men" at the bottom. In black lettering on the bottom of the plate at center right is “Crescent China Co.”
Topic
African American
Fraternal organizations
Men
United States--History--1919-1933
White supremacy movements
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number
2013.231.10
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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