Published by
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
ink on paper
H x W x D: 9 5/16 × 6 × 3/16 in. (23.7 × 15.2 × 0.5 cm)
A 136-page pamphlet titled “Papers Read at the Meeting of Grand Dragons, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan At Their First Annual Meeting held at Asheville, North Carolina, July 1923.” The pamphlet is printed on white paper with black text. The cover is unadorned and has the title inside a rectangle border. The pamphlet features articles and printed speeches given at the meeting.
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 collected
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Associations and institutions
Fraternal organizations
Mass media
U.S. History, 1919-1933
White supremacy movements
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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