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Racism -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on racism and religious intolerance in American advertising

 Collection
Identifier: 6233
Overview A collection of sixty-one advertisements featuring racist stereotypes of Black, Indigenous, and other people of color -- along with a 1937 booklet advocating against marriages between two individuals of differing faiths and a 1950 flyer promoting the opening of a restaurant. The collection includes a 1950 flyer promoting the opening of the Santa Clara Kitchen, advertising "Home Cooking by a Genuine Colored Cook"; an advertisement for Lautz Bros' & Co's Soaps, in which a man is showing the...
Dates: 1880 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1900

Ku Klux Klan ephemera collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 6180
Overview The Ku Klux Klan ephemera collection consists of two notices promoting public events held by the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), two blank petition forms for membership in the KKK, and one informational pamphlet regarding the KKK's attitudes toward immigration -- all created circa 1924. The two KKK events documented in the collection: "Ku Klux Klan Kolossal Karnival" (March 15th to March 22nd, 1924) and "Meet Your Friends---Ku Klux Klan Day" (undated) were both organized to take place in Dallas, Texas. The...
Dates: 1924

Right-wing political pamphlets collection

 Collection
Identifier: 6049
Abstract A collection of pamphlets, brochures, flyers, magazines, and printed ephemera discussing various right-wing political topics, including anti-communist activities, the American Nazi Party and white supremacy, anti-semitism, racism, conservative economic policies, and religion. Also includes a few left wing publications.
Dates: 1917 - 1983