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Label
1868
Inclusive dates
1868
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1868, of the Richmond Department of the Ku Klux Klan consisting of a letter, 18 April 1868, from Oscar Faber, White Plume, Head Centre and 3rd Degree Knight of the Richmond Dept. headquarters of the K.K.K., to William F. Newcomb appointing Newcomb to a high office in the Klan for the counties of Essex, Gloucester, Mathews, and Middlesex, Virginia; and a broadside, designated "General orders no. 47," issued from the Richmond Dept. by the White Plume, Head Centre and 3rd Degree Knight, and written, partly, in code "cypher no. 2" advertising books, newspapers, periodicals, and stationery
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
The Ku Klux Klan was first organized in Tennessee in 1866. The Klan effectively ended African American political participation in much of the South and had become inactive afterwards, until reformed in 1915.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Ku Klux Klan Richmond Department papers
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
3
Immediate source of acquisition
Eastman, C. W.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000497632
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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