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United Klans of America (KKK)
L208
1913 – 1977
1 mss box

Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, June 2011
                          

Scope and Content Note:

The collection primarily consists of newsletters, announcements, and other printed publications promoting the United Klans of America (KKK).

Photocopying Policy:

Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.

Item Listing:

Box 1, Folder 1. Newsletters and Correspondence, 1923 – 1926

Apr. 26, 1923 From G-10 Gosport, IN to G-4-10, Spencer, IN
Aug. 4, 1923 From Kleagle of Owen County to (?), Spencer, IN (3 copies)
Aug. 16, 1923 From Grand Klaliff, W.B. to Gentlemen, Spencer, IN
Aug. 20, 1923 From (?), Spencer, IN to Sir, Indianapolis, IN
Aug. 23, 1923 From State to All Field Men (2 copies)
Aug. 23, 1923 From State to All Exalted Cyclops, Klaliffs, Kligrapps, and Klansmen
Aug. 24, 1923 From State to All Exalted Cyclops, Klaliffs, Kligrapps, and Klansmen
Aug. 27, 1923 From State to All Field Men
Aug. 27, 1923 From Grand Kligrapp to All Exalted Cyclops, Klaliffs, Kligrapps, and Klansmen
Aug. 28, 1923 From State to All Exalted Cyclops, Klaliffs, Kligrapps, and Klansmen
Aug. 29, 1923 From State to Esteemed Klansmen
Aug. 29, 1923 From State to All Field Men and Secretaries
Aug. 30, 1923 From State to All Exalted Cyclops, Klaliffs, Kligrapps, and Klansmen (2 copies)
Sept. 6, 1923 From State to All Field Men (2 copies)
Sept. 10, 1923 From G-1-National to All Field Men
Sept. 11, 1923 From G-1-National to All Speakers, G-1-State Men, Field Men, E.C.s. Grand Dragons, and Grand Titans
Sept. 13, 1923 From Grand Kligrapp to All Field Men
Sept. 17, 1923 From G-1-National to All Field Men
Sept. 17, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops and Kligrapps
Sept. 19, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 19, 1923 From D.C. Stephenson to All Field Men
Sept. 19, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 20, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 21, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 21, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 22, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All Exalted Cyclops, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 24, 1923 From State to (?), Spencer, IN
Sept. 24, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All E.C.s, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 24, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All E.C.s, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Sept. 25, 1923 From Grand Klaliff to All E.C.s, Kligrapps, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
Apr. – June, 1925 Calendar for Marion County Klan no. 3
Oct. 14, 1926 From Clyde Walb, Chairman Republican Committee to Friend
No date From Imperial Wizard, H.W. Evans to All Genii, Grand Dragons, Hydras, Great Titans, Furies, Giants, Exalted Cyclops and Terrors, and Citizens of the Invisible Empire
No date From Manufacturers of the Original Electric Cross to All Grand Dragons, Great Titans, Exalted Cyclops, Kleagles, and Klansmen

Box 1, Folder 2. Newsletters, 1971 – 1973

May 2, 1971 From Richard A. Dannells to Mr. Jehns
May 21, 1971 Postcard from Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to the Indianapolis News
May 25, 1971 From Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen and Klansladies (2 copies)
June 24, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Exalted Cyclops, Kleagles, and Great Titans
July 16, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen and Klansladies
Aug. 7, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen and Klansladies
Sept. 27, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen and Klansladies
Oct. 4, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Oct. 23, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Nov. 15, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Yellow Dog to Esteemed Klansmen
Dec. 23, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Dec. 25, 1971 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Apr. 20, 1972 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
May 14, 1972 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
June 18, 1972 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Aug. 6, 1972 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Aug. 10, 1972 Maxwell E. Rich, Major General to All NRA Members
Aug. 30, 1972 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Feb. 11, 1973 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen
Mar. 7, 1973 Wm. M. Chaney, Grand Dragon to Esteemed Klansmen, Klansladies, and Junior Klansmen

Box 1, Folder 3. Newsletters, 1976 – 1977

Dec. 11, 1976 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Dec. 11, 1976 David Duke to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan Patriots
Oct. 29, 1976 Daniel McLeod, Attorney General to R.E. Scoggin, Grand Dragon
Jan. 22, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Feb. 21, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Mar. 21, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Apr. 22, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
May 28, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator, Press Release
May 31, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
July 7, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, Imperial Wizard to Imperial Officers, Grand Dragons, and King Kleagles
July 14, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Aug. 21, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Sept. 11, 1977 Wm. M. Chaney, National Coordinator to Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
1977 (?) Dr. Edward R. Fields to Fellow Patriots

Box 1, Folder 4. Miscellaneous Papers, 1913 – 1962

1913 “The Murderous Knights of Columbus Oath”
1916 “Kloran: Knights of the Ku Klux Klan”
Dec. 15, 1920 “Americans Take Heed”
1922 “The Machinery of the Ku Klux Klan has been dragged from its Grave and Revamped for Profit”
Mar. 26, 1924 Constitution of Independent Klan of America
July 11, 1924 Contract from Grand Dragon
Sept. 24, 1961 The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY
Dec. 3, 1962 “The Ku Klux Klan in Blackford County, Indiana” – Graduate Paper, Ball State Teachers College

Box 1, Folder 5. Miscellaneous Leaflets, Flyers, etc., 1968 – 1972

July 28, 1968 The United Klans of America Realm of Virginia, Newsletter
July, 1968 “Their Peace Symbol – ‘The Broken Cross’”
June 7, 1969 “Flag Day Rally,” Poster
Aug. 30, 1969 “Old Fashioned Patriotic Rally,” Poster
May 9, 1970 “For God and Country Rally,” Poster
Aug. 9, 1970 Klorero Realm of Indiana Meeting Program
Aug. 29, 1970 “Ku Klux Klan Rally,” Poster
Aug. 1970 “Communism Versus Gun Ownership”
Aug. 22, 1971 “Realm of Indiana” Guest, Alternate, and Delegate Cards
Feb. 13, 1972 “Realm of Indiana Special Klonvokation,” program
Feb. 13, 1972 “Realm of Indiana Special Klonvokation,” Guest, Delegate, and Alternate Cards
Aug. 6, 1972 “Realm of Indiana Klonvocation,” Program
Aug. 6, 1972 “Realm of Indiana Klonvocation,” Guest Delegate, and Alternate Cards
Sept. 1, 1972 Transcriptions of 2 Documents Found Among the Official Papers of George W. Demaree, Magistrate in Shelby County, Kentucky
1977 Application for Membership to Northern and Southern Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
1977 A Tribute to a Patriot
1977 Membership Application Card for National States Rights Party
1977 Pledge to join NAACP
1977 Leaflet Titled, “Nightmare!” Produced by Northern and Southern Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
1977 Leaflet Titled, “The Ugly Truth about Martin Luther King”
1977 Advertisement for the John Birch Society
1977 Leaflet Titled, “God and Lincoln on Negro-White Marriages”
1977 Leaflet Titled, “Race and Integration: Scientists Speak Out!”
1977 Leaflet Titled, “The Miracle of the White Race”
1977 Leaflet Titled, “Beyond Human Belief”
1977 Leaflet Titled, “The Story of Money”
1977 Application for Membership of Northern and Southern Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
1977 Flyer Titled, “Had Enough Whitey?”
Undated Oath of Allegiance

Box 1, Folder 6. Publications

1967 The Fiery Cross
Feb. 1971 The Fiery Cross
Mar. 1971 The Fiery Cross
June 1971 The Fiery Cross
Oct. 1971 The Fiery Cross
May 1972 The Fiery Cross
Aug. 1972 The Fiery Cross
Sept. 1972  The Fiery Cross

Box 1, Folder 7. Undated Newsletters, Leaflets, Advertisements

Box 1, Folder 8. Undated Newsletters, Leaflets, Advertisements

Box 1, Folder 9. Indiana Ku Klux Klan News-clippings, 1924 – 1927

Box 1, Folder 10. Miscellaneous Memorabilia, i.e., stickers, cards, etc.

Box 1, Folder 11.  Newspapers, 1977

Dec. 1976 The Klansman
Dec. 1976 The Thunderbolt
Jan. 1977 The Klansman
Mar. 1977 The Torch
May 1977 The Crusader
May 1977 The Thunderbolt
June 1977 The Thunderbolt

Collection Information

Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 11 folders
Collection Dates: 1913 – 1977
Provenance: Unknown
Access : The collection is open for research use
Restrictions: None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None
Related Holdings: L246 D.C. Stephenson
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