Order form for Ku Klux Klan robes

Distributed by
United Klans of America, American
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 × 5 in. (22.9 × 12.7 cm)
Type
order forms
Place used
Portmouth, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1925
Description
A paper order form for Ku Klux Klan member’s robes. The form is printed on white paper with black ink. Printed at the top of the form is “PLEASE SEND ORDERS TO: / UNITED KLANS OF AMERICA / P.O. Box 411 / PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA 23705.” Six types of robes are listed below the address for customers to choose from. The form has a diagram of a robe at the center of the form. To the left of the diagram is a box to enter measurements and measurement guide is on the right side. Below the diagram at the bottom of the form are blank spaces to enter shipping information. The back of the order form is blank.
Topic
African American
Business
Clothing and dress
Fraternal organizations
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
2013.231.16
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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