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Ku Klux Klan "Calling Cards" handed out to farm laborers, 1942

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Ku Klux Klan "Calling Cards" handed out to farm laborers, 1942

Kul Klux Klan contribution to the WWII war effort. "Calling cards" handed out to citrus/tomato pickers, cane cutters, in Everglades area to deter them from moving into better paying defense jobs. Text on card: "Here Yesterday--Today--Forever. Are You on the Job? Ku Klux Klan is Watching You!" Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1986-30_02

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | Race discrimination | Agricultural laborers | Intimidation | Signs (Notices) | Cards | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | United States, Florida, 27.664827, -81.515754
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1986-30_02, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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