Fonds MJ-4 - Saskatchewan (Moose Jaw) Ku Klux Klan (K.K.K.) fonds

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Saskatchewan (Moose Jaw) Ku Klux Klan (K.K.K.) fonds

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MJ-4

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  • ca.1929 (Creation)

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1 cm. of textual records

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The Ku Klux Klan made inroads within Saskatchewan during the 1920s, The Klan flourished at Moose Jaw in the late 1920s as many joined with the idea of "cleaning up" River Street, known for its immigrant population. However, its existence was short-lived as Klan activities everywhere abated with the growing Depression and other factors.

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This fonds contains a supposed membership list of the local K.K.K. Gathered by the provincial government it is unclear as to it being a provincial list or just those members in the Moose Jaw area. Also included is a letter from the Provincial Archivist confirming its return to the Moose Jaw Archives.

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