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.
Copies of the Initiative, election results, and regional newspaper clippings.
Newspaper clippings on Klan activities from the "Pullman Herald" and the pro-Klan "Colfax Gazette."
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."
Newspaper clippings from Seattle-area papers on Klan activities, from the "Bellevue American," "Issaquah Press," "Stanwood News," and "Seattle Times."
Newspaper clippings from Yakima County on Klan activities, from the "Yakima Daily Republic," the "Yakima Morning Herald," and the "Wapato Independent."