Stetson Kennedy collection, 1916-1950.


Kennedy, Stetson, 1916-. Stetson Kennedy collection, 1916-1950.

Stetson Kennedy collection, 1916-1950.

Research files on organizations, individuals, and subjects collected for Kennedy's books, I RODE WITH THE KU KLUX KLAN (1954) and SOUTHERN EXPOSURE (1946), and newspaper and magazine articles. Includes correspondence, transcripts of articles, first person accounts of Klan meetings, notes, newspaper and magazine clippings, and printed material including publications. Subjects include the Klan in Georgia and Tennessee; Klan leaders such as J.B Stoner; the Columbians, a Georgia white power group; the Christian Americans and the right-to-work movement in the 1940s; and Georgia politics, including Eugene and Herman Tallmadge.

Originals: 2.4 lin. ft.Copies: 4 microfilm reels.

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Kennedy, Stetson (person)

Author, journalist, and civil rights activist; b. 1916. From the description of Stetson Kennedy collection, 1916-1950 [microform]. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122550492 From the description of Stetson Kennedy collection microform. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 238022799 From the description of Stetson Kennedy collection microform. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 238022716 Civil rights advocate, writer. From the description of Stets...

Talmadge, Eugene, 1884-1946 (person)

Born in Forsyth, Georgia; educated at the University of Georgia; practicing lawyer in Atlanta, Montgomery County, and Telfair County, Georgia; Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture, 1927-1933; served three terms as Governor of Georgia; died as governor-elect in 1946. From the description of Pamphlets, 1942. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 17429974 ...

Columbians. (corporateBody)

Ku Klux Klan 1915-.... (corporateBody)

The Ku Klux Klan was formally incorporated under the laws of the state of Georgia on Dec. 4, 1915. The incorporated organization is a continuance of the earlier post Civil War Reconstruction Era unincorporated Ku Klux Klan and of the Knights of the White Camellia. Women of the Ku Klux Klan was incorporated at a late date as a separate entity. The stated purpose of the KKK was to promote an all White, Protestant United States, excluding all other races and religions. From the descript...

Christian Americans. (corporateBody)

Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 (person)

Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and U.S. Senator (1956-1980), born near McRae, Georgia. From the description of Herman E. Talmadge senatorial papers, 1945-1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477028 Herman E. Talmadge (1913- ), Georgia Governor (1947-1955) and United States Senator (1956-1980) born near McRae, Georgia. T. Rogers Wade served as administrative assistant, fund raiser, and chairman of the 1980 U.S. senatorial campaign for Senator Talm...

Stoner, Jesse Benjamin, 1924-2005 (person)

Jesse Benjamin Stoner, Jr. was born in 1924 in north Georgia. As a strong proponent of white supremacy and racial segregation during the civil rights era, Stoner revived a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan in Chattanooga, Tennessee when he was eighteen. He later founded several anti-Semitic political parties, ran for high political offices in Georgia as an avowed white supremacist, and served on the legal team for James Earl Ray, who was convicted of the 1968 assassination of civil rights leader Marti...