Ku Klux Klan Collection RG.E.0058
Formed in 1865 in Pulaski, Tennessee, the Ku Klux Klan (aka the White Camelia) state their objective initially was to protect Whites during disorder following the Civil War and to oppose the policy of the North towards the South. More recently, their concerns have shifted to opposing equality and integration in the United States and defending Whites (defined as non-Jewish, heterosexual and Caucasian) as the majority there.
The Ku Klux Klan Collection is comprised of material regarding local Klan activities, ca. 1980's, including a membership packet and 13 photographs of KKK members marching in protest.
Permission to publish or reproduce materials from the Ku Klux Klan Collection must be obtained from the Houston Metropolitan Research Center or the appropriate copyright holder.
Ku Klux Klan Collection. RG E 58. Houston Metropolitan Research Center, Houston Public Library.
Donated by John Dubenson, July 12, 1981.
Processed by Tamara Jordan, July 16, 2007.
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