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Associations, institutions, etc.--Membership

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Archaeological Institute of America, Baltimore Society records

 Record Group
Identifier: RG-15-070
Abstract The Archaeological Institute of America, Baltimore Society was the first established, local chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America. The Baltimore Society was officially formed in 1888 by faculty of The Johns Hopkins University and other Baltimoreans who shared a scholarly interest in antiquities and classical studies. Though officially formed in 1888, minutes of the organization show that in 1886, an early iteration of the group was known as the Archaeological Society of The...
Dates: 1885-1939, 1982-1985; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1935

Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integration materials

Identifier: MS-0849

The Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integartion materials is an artificial collection which spans from the 18th to the 21st century. The collection consists of broadsides, postcards, and other printed ephemera created by proponents of white supremacy, anti-integration, and racist ideologies.

Dates: 1795-2007

Ku Klux Klan membership materials and pamphlet, circa 1920s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 13
Scope and Contents

One small pamphlet produced by the KKK on December 15, 1920 titled "Americans, take Heed!" containing a reprinted editorial by Herbert Kaufman from the April 1920 issue of McClure's Magazine titled "Scum o' the Melting-Pot," as well as three pieces of ephemera related to KKK membership: two forms for ordering KKK paraphernalia and a Knights Kamelia certificate from the Atlanta, GA chapter of the KKK.

Dates: circa 1920s

Women of the Ku Klux Klan membership materials, 1923 - 1927

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

Materials associated with membership in the Women of the Ku Klux Klan, including five pamphlets with rules, oaths, ceremonies, and music for group meetings, as well as six ephemeral pieces that include a triplicate application form for the "Second Degree" level of the Women's Klan, a notice of admission to the Klan, examples of payable and receivable receipts, a piece of "Tri-K-Klub" letterhead, and an "Imperial Passport" allowing the bearer to attend the meetings of other Klaverns.

Dates: 1923 - 1927