Kloran, or, Ritual of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan

Distributed by
Women of the Ku Klux Klan, American, founded 1923
Published by
Parke-Harper Publishing Company, American
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Date
1923
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 5 11/16 × 3 5/16 × 1/16 in. (14.5 × 8.4 × 0.2 cm)
Description
A pamphlet titled “Kloran, or, Ritual of the Women of the Ku Klux Klan” published by the Women of the Ku Klux Klan. The thirty-eight paged pamphlet has a yellow cover with black text. Stamped in red ink on the bottom right corner of the front cover is “8113.” An unused registration receipt is adhered to the front cover on the inside of the pamphlet. Handwritten on page one of the pamphlet in the top right corner is “15- / 051325.”
Statement
Objects depicting symbols of hate or related to organized hate groups may be offensive and disturbing, but the NMAAHC aims to include them in the Collection to present and preserve the historical context in which they were created and used. Objects of this type provide an important historical record from which to study and evaluate history and culture.
Place printed
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Type
pamphlets
Topic
Fraternal organizations
U.S. History, 1919-1933
White supremacy movements
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number
2013.231.20
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a51f0f8c-c6d4-4b72-90ef-1cd51d59e6ab