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Ku Klux Klan (1915- )

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1915-

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Bettie Weldon Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1465
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of a parade of members of the Ku Klux Klan Women's Organization at El Reno, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1918

C. B. Clark Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-3137
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Ku Klux Klan activities and meetings in Oklahoma and the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The collection also includes photographs of drawings of Tishomingo, a Chickasaw war chief, and of John Coffee.

Dates: 1832-1925

Carlton Weaver Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-646
Scope and Contents

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Newspaper editor. Correspondence (1906-1924) to and from Weaver, regarding the prospects for and operation of a newspaper in Ada, Oklahoma, and regarding Ku Klux Klan activities, especially political activities, in Oklahoma.

Dates: 1906-1924

Carter Blue Clark Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-909
Scope and Contents

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Historian. Photocopies of articles from Ku Klux Klan journals such as "Kourier Magazine" and "Imperial Night-Hawk" many dealing with the Klan in Oklahoma; newspaper articles on the Klan in Oklahoma; papers relating to Oklahoma Governor Jack Walton and the Klan; various Klan pamphlets, handbooks and interview typescripts with Ira M. Finley, Albert S. Giles and Leon Hirsh regarding the Klan in Oklahoma. C.B. Clark Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1922-1974

Charles Gordon Watts, Sr., Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1953
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Judge. Correspondence (1907-1944) regarding Watts's personal affairs, his interest in the Democratic Party and in government at the state and local levels, and regarding the status of legal cases; plus publications (1914-1944) regarding politics and government.

Dates: 1907-1944

Edwin L. Ingram Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-2558
Scope and Contents

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Businessman. Correspondence and commercial literature (1910-1964) concerning investment opportunities throughout the United States, and especially mining in the western states, along with clippings and printed materials (1924-1925) regarding the Ku Klux Klan, its activities, and its political candidates. Ingram was an anti-Klan activist in the Cherokee, Oklahoma, area.

Dates: 1910-1964

Garbed members of the Ku Klux Klan coming out of the Tipton, Oklahoma Baptist Church. 1920s. They were paying honor to the dead man. They usually went in, laid a wreath on the casket, and left. (Many were identified by their shoes). Later, they would come back for the funeral, dressed., circa 1920

 Item — Box: Photo M-31, Item: 27
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.

Dates: circa 1920

Henry Simpson Johnston Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-323
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Oklahoma governor. Correspondence (1900-1960) relating to Johnston's political and legal careers, and to his affiliation with various fraternal organizations; speeches and other papers (1914-1930) relating to his election campaigns; legal papers (1909-1934) documenting court cases with which Johnston was involved; and printed material and newspaper clippings (1920-1960) collected by Johnston. Henry S. Johnston Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1891-1960

James Brooks Ayers Robertson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-526
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Governor of Oklahoma. Correspondence (1906-1938) regarding the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention of 1906, the condition of the state after World War I, and the Okmulgee County trial incident; publications (1906-1925), including "Referendum News" and the "Oklahoma Odd Fellow"; clippings (1914-1938); scrapbooks and notebooks (ca. 1938) regarding Robertson's political career; speeches (n.d.) by Robertson regarding his positions on prohibition, the Eighteenth Amendment, the Oklahoma Department of Pardon and Parole, and his inauguration; and condolence cards (1938) received by Robertson's family upon his death. The collection also includes gubernatorial Special Order No. 11 (1922) regarding the membership of Oklahoma National Guard officers in the Ku Klux Klan. J.B.A. Robertson Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1903-1938

James Franklin Parman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1654
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of Cloud Chief, Oklahoma Territory, and the towns of Ardmore, Foss, Gotebo, and Cordell, Oklahoma. Also included are photographs of businesses, railroads, farming, picnicking, schools, a Ku Klux Klan parade and tornado damage. James Franklin Parman Manuscript Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1894-1965

John Calloway Walton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-641
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Governor of Oklahoma, 1923. Personal and official correspondence (1916-1948) regarding Walton's gubernatorial campaign, his term as governor, his impeachment, and his campaign against the Oklahoma Ku Klux Klan; election campaign literature and paraphernalia (1919-1938); speeches (1922-1938); newspaper clippings (1919-1943); transcripts (1823) of legal testimony from numerous military trials in Oklahoma concerning racist and other Klan-sponsored incidents, and from Walton's impeachment trials; and publications (1923-1924) regarding the Klan, politics and government, etc.

Dates: 1903-1948

Ku Klux Klan Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1267
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Booklets, forms, flyers and other printed materials (circa 1925) from this Alfalfa County, Oklahoma women's group.

Dates: 1923-1928

Moore Public Library Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1614
Scope and Contents

Black and white copy prints of the towns of Moore and Snyder, Oklahoma Territory; Norman, Cement, Welch, Frederick, Stroud, Davidson, Vinita, Tipton, Peek, Ioland, Damon, and Elmore City, Oklahoma; and Coweta, Indian Territory. Included are scenes of businesses, the oil industry, railroads, parades, the University of Oklahoma, football, cotton marketing, and fire fighters.

Dates: 1900-1925

Walter M. Harrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-M-1055
Scope and Contents

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Journalist. Personal correspondence (1930-1961), military papers (1918-1959), biographical materials (1915-1961), and business correspondence (1931-1961) of Harrison, an editor for the "Daily Oklahoman" and owner of "The North Star"; files from Harrison's association with the Pulitzer Prize Board (1938-1942), the Will Rogers Memorial Commission (1938-1961), the National Cowboy Hall of Fame (1955) and the Civil War Centennial Commission (1953-1961); plus political campaign materials and papers (1949-1959) regarding Harrison's service as a city Councilman for Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Walter M. Harrison Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1915-1961