Ku Klux Klan whip

Title:
Ku Klux Klan whip
Date:
1875, 1899
Description:
Ku Klux Klan whip with "KKK" burned into wooden handle. Whip is made of a heavy material belt. Purchased in Starke, Florida.
Collection:
Walter Pantovic Artifact Collection
Contributing Institution:
Avery Research Center at the College of Charleston
Media Type:
Objects
Topical Subject:
Whips, Hate crimes--Southern States--19th century, Ku Klux Klan (19th century)--Florida
Geographic Subject:
Southern States, South Atlantic States, Starke (Fla.)
Shelving Locator:
1999.001.045
Material Type:
Whips (animal equipment)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
300 dpi; Nikon D80 camera; archival images in .tif and .nef formats.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2010, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.