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Women of America! The past! The present! The future! Outline of Principles and Teachings

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Published by:
Parke-Harper Publishing Company, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Women of the Ku Klux Klan, American, founded 1923  Search this
Subject of:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
ink on paper
H x W x D: 5 11/16 × 3 × 1/16 in. (14.4 × 7.6 × 0.1 cm)
Place printed:
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1923
A small booklet of printed black text on white paper. Large black text at the top of the cover reads “Women of America! / The past! The present! / The Future!” At the center of the cover is a black and white image of a blindfolded woman holding a torch above her head with her right hand. In her left hand, she is holding a shield. Printed in black text at the bottom of the page is “Outline of Principles and Teachings / Women of the Ku Klux Klan / Incorporated / Issued by the Imperial Headquarters Women of / the Ku Klux Klan, Little Rock, Ark.” The image and text is surrounded by a checkered border. The booklet has sixteen pages.
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
Women  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