|Creator:||American Crusaders. Grand Lodge of Mississippi.|
|Title:||American Crusaders Grand Lodge of Mississippi constitution|
|Quantity:||0.02 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 393 to MS 413)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of a constitution of the Grand Lodge of Mississippi of the American Crusaders from ca. 1870. The document sets forth the society's goals to protect the U.S. government and constitution from any "changes and innovations" of the "Republican or Radical party", to fight against such changes, and to uphold the supremacy of the white race. The constitution is a copy made in the 19th century and does not include any signatures or member names.|
American Crusaders, Grand Lodge of Mississippi was a secret vigilance society formed during the Reconstruction era in Mississippi.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
American Crusaders, Grand Lodge of Mississippi constitution. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.