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"Communism's Un-American Program" cartoon 20th century

Ku Klux Press, (creator.).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis [Mss I] ISLI S3437 (Text) 00000106358328 Manuscripts Available -

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  • Physical Description: 0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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General Note:
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2019/03/27 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2019/03/27 by Lauren Patton.
Restrictions on Access Note:
This collection is open for research.
Summary, etc.:
This collection contains one political cartoon created by the Ku Klux Klan Press entitled "Communism's Un-American Program" that shows a character labeled "Communism" throwing bricks labeled "Free Love" and "World Revolution" into buildings labeled as perceived American institutions such as "Marriage", "Land Ownership", "Law", and "White Supremacy".
Preferred Citation of Described Materials Note:
"Communism's Un-American Program" cartoon, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Biographical or Historical Data:
Founded in 1866, the Ku Klux Klan is an organization that originally empowered resistance in Southern United States to politicies that promoted the equality of African-Americans. In the 20th century, it's platform expanded to one promoting the supremacy of white Protestants over immigrants, blacks, Jews, Catholics, and organized labor. After the 1917 Russian Revolution, fear of Communism first began spreading over the United States and the Klan additionally took a stand against it.
Cumulative Index/Finding Aids Note:
Finding aid online.
Ownership and Custodial History:
This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.
Accumulation and Frequency of Use Note:
No further additions are expected.
Subject: Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Hate groups.
Communism.
Racism.
White supremacy movements.
United States.
Genre: Political cartoons.

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