Form entitled Kligrapp's Quarterly Report

Printed by
Unidentified
Written by
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Subject of
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
L x W: 13 1/8 × 8 7/16 in. (33.4 × 21.4 cm)
Type
forms (documents)
Date
1915-1944
Description
A one-page, white paper, form entitled, Kligrapp's Quarterly Report form, Form K-105, used to document the quarterly activities of each Klan. On the recto, at the top of the document, in the left corner of the page is the text [Form K-105]. The title of the form [Kligrapp's Quarterly Report] runs center, along the top edge. Below the form title is text followed by fillable lines that reads, [Klan No. _ _ _ _ _Realm of_ _ _____ _ _, ______ __ _ _Quarter, 19_ _ _] with the following instructions below: [This report must be accurately made out in triplicate by the Kligrapp and sent to proper headquarters NOT / LATER THAN THE TENTH of the month immediately following the last month of the QUARTER. Klans in / Organized Realms send two copies to State Office; Klans in unorganized Realms send one copy to the Imperial Palace. / Quarters end March 31st, June 30th, September 30th, and December 31st. Remittances must be by New York or / Atlanta exchange, Post Office or Express money order.] The main body of the form begins with the text, [To His Majesty, the Imperial Wizard, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan: / The following is my report for the ________ Quarter, 19____]. The report includes fifteen fillable sections that identify the location of the Klan, number of Klonklaves, attendance, membership dues, membership enrollment and losses, amounts collected for various Klan taxes, and a section for remarks. At the bottom of the recto is a fillable line for the date and a signature line for the Kligrapps. On the verso, the text reads [Instructions for Filling Out Quarterly Reports], followed by five paragraphs and a set of twelve instructions to the person filling out the form.
Topic
African American
Business
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, Gift of Therbia Parker
Object number
2013.55.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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