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Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Walter P. Billings newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0157
Abstract Several newspaper clippings relating to the trial of several white men for the murder of Walter P. Billings, an African-America resident of Sumter County, Alabama, on 1 August 1874, and also a lengthy jury charge by U.S. Circuit Court Judge Ballard decrying violence used by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacist organizations against African-Americans.
Dates: 1873

Citizens of Macon County Ku Klux Klan letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0303
Overview A letter dated July 1870 and signed by "Citizens of Macon County K. K. K.", threatening W. B. Bowen of Macon County, Alabama.
Dates: 1870 July

R. L. Hanvey collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0624
Overview A collection of Ku Klux Klan material, including a copy of the handbook "Kloran," 5th ed., a leather wallet with the Klan seal, and a group photo of unidentified Ku Klux Klan women.
Dates: circa 1920

Dan Price letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3713
Overview Letter from Dan Price, a white Alabaman who taught freed African-American students, to his Congressman, Charles Wilson Pierce, about the vicious activities of the Ku Klux Klan in Sumter County, Alabama, in 1868.
Dates: 1868 December 21

A. S. Williams III Civil Rights Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WP-016
Overview This collection consists of photographs and manuscripts related to the United States Civil Rights Movement (1954-1968). The images depict major events, key figures, and opposition from hate groups. While the collection focuses heavily on Alabama, there are additional events and locations represented.
Dates: 1920 - 1985