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Vigilance: A Champion of Militant Americanism Volume 2, Number 5

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Published by:
Vigilance Publishing Co., American  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 12 1/16 × 8 7/8 × 1/16 in. (30.6 × 22.6 × 0.1 cm)
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Binghamton, Broome County, New York, United States, North and Central America
August 2, 1924
A white booklet with black text and images. Printed at the top of the cover is “VIGILANCE / A Champion of Militant Americanism / Volume 2 Binghamton N. Y., August 2, 1924 Number 5.” At the center of the cover is an image of a Klansman wearing a robe and hood. He is riding a horse, which is also wearing a robe. The man is holding a burning cross in his right hand. The eight-page booklet features articles about the Ku Klux Klan in New York.
Objects depicting symbols of hate or related to organized hate groups may be offensive and disturbing, but the NMAAHC aims to include them in the Collection to present and preserve the historical context in which they were created and used. Objects of this type provide an important historical record from which to study and evaluate history and culture.
African American  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Mass media  Search this
U.S. History, 1919-1933  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift
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Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture