Civil Rights & Labor History Consortium | Photo and Document Gallery | Ku Klux Klan in Washington State | Documents from the Washington State KKK in the 1920s
Including clippings from regional papers on the Klan's failed anti-Catholic Initiative 49; Klan activities in the state; and communication between the Klan and the Governor.
Documents from the Anti-Catholic School Initiative 49, 192408/29/2008
Copies of the Initiative, election results, and regional newspaper clippings.
Newspaper Clippings from Pullman and Colfax08/29/2008
Newspaper clippings on Klan activities from the "Pullman Herald" and the pro-Klan "Colfax Gazette."
Whatcom County Newspaper Clippings08/29/2008
Newspaper clippings on Klan activities from Whatcom County, from the "Bellingham Herald," the "Lynden Tribune," the "Bellingham Reveille," and the Klan's own newspaper, "Watcher on the Tower."
Seattle-area Newspaper Clippings08/29/2008
Newspaper clippings from Seattle-area papers on Klan activities, from the "Bellevue American," "Issaquah Press," "Stanwood News," and "Seattle Times."
Yakima County Newspaper Clippings08/29/2008
Newspaper clippings from Yakima County on Klan activities, from the "Yakima Daily Republic," the "Yakima Morning Herald," and the "Wapato Independent."