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Ku Klux Klan Recruitment Poster, Uncle Sam “I Want You in the White Knights of Mississippi Ku Klux Klan,” Nailed to Tree on Dahmer Property, (five copies, including original), 1965


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains the Klan recruitment poster nailed to a tree on the Vernon Dahmer property in 1965, as well as photocopies of two envelopes addressed to Grupper that are examples of the mail-tampering of the sixties. Also in the collection is an article by Ira Grupper from March 2002 called “The Fairgrounds Motel,” which details his and other activists’ imprisonment in Mississippi in June 1965.


  • Other: 1965


Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.


From the Collection: 4 Items (1 Oversized Folder) : MC2/D19

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001