Constitution and laws of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan

Printed by
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 7/16 × 3 11/16 × 1/8 in. (21.4 × 9.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type
pamphlets
Place printed
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date
1930
Description
A pamphlet titled “Constitution and laws of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan” published by the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Inc. It has a green cover with black text and a rectangular border. The title is at the top of the cover. An image of a Klansmen riding a horse and holding a torch is at the center of the cover, printed in red ink. Underneath the image, printed with in black ink is “(AS AMENDED BY THE / IMPERIAL KLONVOKATION AT / CHICAGO, ILL., AUGUST, 1930).” Printed on the bottom of the cover is “IMPERIAL PALACE-INVISIBLE EMPIRE / KNIGHTS of the KU KLUX KLAN / ATLANTA, GEORGIA. The internal pages of the pamphlet are printed on white paper with black ink. It has sixty-one pages.
Topic
African American
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
2013.231.18
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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