Guide to the Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Project collection, 1940s-2010
The SPLC Intelligence Project Collection includes printed materials, serials, organizational literature, pamphlets, clippings, catalogs, fliers, and correspondence from a variety of groups monitored by the SPLC and its contacts between the 1980s and 2010. Included within the collection are many groups falling within the SPLC Klanwatch and Militia Watch projects. Organizations represented in this collection typically promoted anti-semitic, white supremacist, racist, separatist, or anti-Communist views and policies. Other organizations promoted Second Amendment rights, right-wing Christian and American nationalism, Y2K and survivalist preparations, and the rise of the Confederacy. SPLC's interests expanded across the political spectrum to include both right-wing and left-wing extremist literature.
- Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Project collection
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The SPLC Intelligence Project Collection includes printed materials, serials, organizational literature, pamphlets, clippings, catalogs, fliers, and correspondence from a variety of groups monitored by the SPLC and its contacts between the 1980s and 2010. Included within the collection are many groups falling within the SPLC Klanwatch and Militia Watch projects. Organizations represented in this collection typically promoted anti-Semitic, white supremacist, racist, separatist, or anti-Communist views and policies. Other organizations promoted Second Amendment rights, right-wing Christian and American nationalism, Y2K and survivalist preparations, and the rise of the Confederacy. SPLC's interests expanded across the political spectrum to include both right-wing and left-wing extremist literature.
The manuscript portion of the collection includes 11.0 lin. ft. of materials; the remainder of the collection, consisting of serials collected by SPLC from various organizations, has been separated for individual cataloging. Refer to the collection guide for an integrated list of manuscript and serials items, arranged by organization.
The collection is currently being processed and cataloged; not all serial titles are available for research. The manuscript portion of the collection is available. Refer to the collection guide for more information.
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Update on "The Project;" booklists.
Excerpts from "The Right of Aesthetic Realism to be Known" periodical.
Includes Special Police Officer bulletins, "Citizens Rule Book," and fliers.
Sample newsletter and subscription letter for "Inter-Klan Newsletter and Survival Alert."
Includes "Official Kloran."
Includes pamphlet, "Genocide: Treaty, FBI, and the Neo-Nazis," undated.
Includes Amazing Facts Study Guide, undated.
Includes pamphlets on Christian education and Church vs. State.
Includes anti-semetic and pro-white pamphlets.
Includes pamphlets by Dave Barley, such as "Separatism Into Restoration," "Vaccinations: A Mark of the Beast," "Martin Luther and the Jews," "The City of the Living God," along with newsletters and other handouts.
Photocopy of Operation Plan (OPLAN) American Viper.
Special reports: "Billions for the Bankers, Debts for the People" (2001) and "8 Reasons Why the Budget is a Fraud" (2002).
Klan rally advertisement.
Excerpts from "Crusader" serial, other publicity.
Photocopies of newsletters; "The Real Hate Group," by Pete Peters; "God and Lincoln on Negro-White Marriages" pamphlet; "Citizens Rule Book," and ANF promotional literature.
"Eight Free Reports" issued by American Sentinel.
Photocopied excerpts of American Survival Papers.
Photocopies of "Social Justice."
Includes blank National Opinion Poll on Middle East Issues.
"Midnight Messenger" catalog.
See Church of Jesus Christ Christian.
Short stories by Jack Grimes, including "Yonder Comes the Jungle," "The Dictator and the State," "What I Did During the War," "The Little Man," "Why I Became an Anti-Semite," "Ivan the Indian Killer," and "The Klan and the Kike."
"Revolutionary Recruitment Issue" newspaper insert.
Photocopied pamphlet: "Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and Jesus."
Pamphlets by Bob LeRoy.
Includes materials from the American Friends organization, based in Falls Church, VA. Photocopies of BNP-AF publications.
Photocopy of Issue 12.
"Daily Idiot" issue.
Includes letter from Glenn Miller declaring candidacy for state office.
Includes letter seeking photographs of Klan activities.
Excerpt from Censored Magazine
Photocopies of "The Counsel."
SPLC photocopies of Champions of Reason coverage.
"Occidental Quarterly" mass mailings.
"Occidental Quarterly" monograph no. 1, "Understanding Jewish Influence."
The Crusaders, volumes 8, 12-14.
Membership applications, essays.
Coalition (with Flying Tigers Party and Plebisite Party) literature.
Pamphlets titled "Hope Deferred, or Hope Fulfilled?" and "Where Are They Now?"
"Christian Educator" photocopies.
Letter to Klanwatch from Michael Hansen.
Includes information on the Natural Coin Exchange.
Church documentation and pamphlets by Pastor V.S. Herrell, including "The Justification of God" and "The Racial War at Baal-Peor: A Study in Pornos."
Materials related to Newswatch Magazine.
"Articles of Faith and Doctrine," Diocese of Manasseh.
Writings by Thomas Robb; some excerpts from "Message of Old."
Aryan Nations pamphlets, including "A Story of the Original Ku Klux Klan," "We Have Accomplished Our Goal," "Life Law," "The Aryan Warrior," "The Secret Holocaust," "The Pharisees," "To Lose Our Sovereignty," and a copy of "Teutonic Unity."
Photocopies of bulletins and pamphlets, including "God, Man, Nations, and the Races," "The Bible Answers Racial Questions," "What Happened to Cain?," "You: Before the World Was Framed," and other excerpts.
Four Horsemen Press.
"Our Purpose, Our Mission," and other printouts.
Excerpts from Quarterly Reports.
Photocopied information sheets, organizational charts.
"Action News," Vol. 1.1, photocopy.
"World Colony News" photocopy.
Photocopies of fliers, other promotional items.
Central Office Bulletin.
Resource materials on the KKK.
"Christian Tax Payment" forms.
Includes articles and pamphlets by Col. Jack Mohr. Mohr's organization is also referred to as Crusades for Christ, and he published in both Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, and Little Rock, Arkansas. Titles in this folder include "The Marvelous Epistle of Romans," "This Time Bomb Called Zionism," "From the Watchman's Corner!," and others.
Includes booklets and pamphlets by Jack Mohr, such as "Seed of Satan: Literal or Figurative?," "The Birthright or the Right to Govern," "Signs and Wonders!," "Firearms and Freedom!," "Conspiracy to Deceive the Elect!!," "A Warning Direct from the Horse's Mouth!," "Exploding the 'Chosen People' Myth," "The Psychopolitical Indoctrination of America!," "Battle for the Truth," "Salt Without Savor!" and others.
"CSA" refers to "The Covenant, the Sword, the Arm of the Lord." File includes photocopied literature such as the Christian Army Basic Training Manual and "Prepare War" pamphlet.
Law Enforcement Technology media guide.
Book advertisements and order forms.
Library of Political Secrets booklets: "The Secret Driving Force of Communism," "What is Judaism?".
"The Seven Year Tribulation of Daniel and Revelation," with other pamphlets and fliers.
Fragments of Eugenics Pamphlets, undated.
Essays and reports, including "Germany: Hotbed of the Mafia," "The Talmud: Bible of the So-Called Jews," "The Myth of a White Jewish Race," and some excerpts from The Talon.
Photocopy of the organization's newsletter.
Press release faxes.
"America: Superpower of Prophecy" and "A Time for Joy."
Various reports and excerpts.
Flier announcing and explaining the organization.
Article mentioning FAIR collected by SPLC.
Website printouts, newspaper inserts.
"Corruption Chronicles" sample edition.
Anonymous booklet, "Land of the Free?."
"Jew Watch" insert.
Meeting materials, photocopies of newsletters.
GANPAC fliers and a copy of "The Genocide of the German People."
"Teutonic Unity" literature, other mass mailings.
Issues of the GMS "Journal-Report," other mailings.
Proclaim Liberty newsletter inserts, other materials.
Christian Law Journal catalogs.
Soldiers of the Cross catalogs and subscription forms. Also includes "Tenants of the Faith" pamphlet.
Weapons of W.A.R. newsletter excerpts.
Miscellaneous literature excerpts.
Gun Show Calendar.
Wyrd's Way catalogs.
National Prison Kindred Alliance materials.
Article: "The Truth About the King Alfred Plan (most so-called negroes must die)."
Newspaper inserts and advertisements.
Special report; "Carrying the Torch" issue.
"The Barnes Trilogy," by Harry Elmer Barnes.]
Photocopy of "Towards a Citizens' Militia" handbook.
"Freedom Privacy Catalog."
Excerpts of American Opinion "De Libris" columns.
Newspaper inserts and advertisements.
Includes photocopy of program from 1981 Klonvokation, membership application, and subscriber letters.
Photocopies of fliers, writings by Thomas Robb, and other literature.
Original early Klorans, Constitution and Laws from the Association of Georgia Klans.
Photocopies of fliers, comics, newspaper articles, catalogs; Newspaper insert, "The Knights of the Ku Klux Klan"
Includes photocopy of "Constitution, Laws and Ceremonies," mass mailings, and 1991 postcard to Klanwatch.
Includes photocopy of the "Courier" for the U.S. Klans.
Publications/pamphlets, including "Constitution and Laws" (1964), "What is a Klansman?" (1971), "Kloran" (3 versions: 1958, 1975, and 1995); other fliers; copy of Neal Payne deposition in Vietnamese Fisherman's Association vs. Knights of the KKK, 1981.
Photocopied clippings, listserv printouts, other materials and Klan coverage.
Photocopy of "The Liberty Pole" newsletter.
Newspaper advertisement essays by Benjamin H. Freedman: "Why Congress is Crooked or Crazy or Both," and "Crisis Nears Climax: Time to Tell the God's Honest Truth"
Includes pamphlets such as "An Open Letter to the Gentiles," "Made in Russia: The Holocaust," BBS-Users Group Listing, other fliers.
Sample newsletter of "Liberty Review."
Photocopied excerpts of Spotlight articles.
Newspaper inserts and subscriber letters, including solicitations for funds following Liberty Lobby's libel judgment in Hunt vs. Liberty Lobby.
SPLC's research file, including correspondence with informants, and a Spotlight Index, 1983-1984.
Photocopies of clippings, America's Promise literature.
Photocopies of newsletters.
Manual: "Outcome Based Education and Higher Order Thinking Skills," by Jeannie Georges.
Pamphlet: "Organic Law of Nature."
Middle American News materials.
Includes parts 1 and 2 of "Taking Aim," and several Preparedness Catalogs.
Pamphlets and bound volumes. Titles include "Christian Duty Under Corrupt Government," "Eve: Did She or Didn't She?," Yah's Laws: Are They For Today?," and "The Sacred Names of God."
Copy of "The Militia Minute."
Booklet, "Is the Virgin Mary Dead or Alive?"
Press releases, mailings.
Photocopy of 33/5 by Robert Miles.
Booklets 1-7: "How to Get the Most Out of a Sermon," "Ezekiel 38 Could Be in the Past," "Study in Genesis, parts 1-4," "Which Day is Our Sabbath?"
Booklets 8-15: "1st Timothy 2:14," "Studies in Genesis, part 5," "Seed of the Woman Mystery," "Lucifer God's Servant," "How to Study the Bible," "Beginning of the Kingdom, part 6-7," "A Voice Crying in the Wilderness, part 8"
Farrakhan/The Final Call inserts, booklists.
Internet forum printouts.
Reports, photocopied clippings, other literature about or by the National Alliance.
National Vanguard Books catalogs.
New World Order Comix no. 1: The Saga of White Will
Photocopied notes; explanation of principles.
"Firearms in America: The Costs and Benefits Associated with the Private Citizen Ownership of Firearms" report; bumper sticker; subscriber mailings.
Photocopy of "Family Protection Scoreboard" magazine.
"Program of Democratic Nationalism."
Fliers and research notes on Arnold R. Moltis's new group, NDP.
"Federal Lands Update" photocopy.
Reprints of articles by Harold Covington.
Gulf War Syndrome Self-Help Guide.
Special reports, other materials from editor Chris Temple.
Second Amendment Rights survey.
Edition of the National Socialist journal; scrapbook page of Nazi clippings.
Resistance Records mailings, suggested readings; and articles.
Excerpt of "The Thunderbolt."
"The Thunderbolt" mailings, solicitations.
Correspondence from Rick Cooper re: NSV Report.
Photocopy of Nehemiah Town Charter and Common Law Contract.
American Renaissance mailings, inserts.
American Renaissance conference literature.
American Renaissance photocopies, printouts.
Sons of Liberty Books catalog.
"Bible Resource Guide" pamphlet.
Advertisement photocopy printed in the Washington Times.
Y2K Survival Catalog.
Photocopy of "The Road Back," a guide for guerilla war/rebellion.
Photocopies of fliers and articles.
Copies of "Pardon Me, But," "Flying Colors," "On Target," and "Desert Shield and the New World Order."
Fliers, subscriptions, solicitations, advertisements.
Fax from Odin Saves: essays, articles by H.D. Draconi.
Order forms, mailings, etc. from Charles and Ruth Ann Spross.
Vol. 3, no. 15 excerpt.
Also includes press coverage printouts of Paladin Press.
Promotional materials for the Second Amendment Primer.
"Citizens Rule Book" photocopy.
Allegheny Mountain Division newsletter photocopy.
Petition for an Official English Language Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Photocopies of subscriber letters.
Issues of "Letter from Plymouth Rock" newsletters and fliers.
"Operation Vampire Killer 2000" manual, a "American Police/Military Action Plan for Stopping World Government Rule."
"S.O.S." publication excerpts.
"Populist Observer" literature and excerpts.
"Patriot Report" information packets.
Pamphlets and catalogs. Titles include "The Present Truth for Israel," "Women and the Militia," "Will 'New World Order' Create Disasters?," and "The Word is Out!"
Includes a faxed excerpted copy of "P.I.N. Newsletter"
Photocopies of "Pennsylvania Knightrider."
New Abolitionist Books website printout.
Local chapter newsletter.
"Firearms Control: No Quarter" article.
"Chronicles" magazine mailings/solicitations.
Photocopy of "The Denver Ghost" newsletter.
"The Liberty Document."
Fliers from "Mankind Quarterly" and "Journal of Social, Political, Economic Studies."
Includes titles "Communion and its Potential Blessings, Curses, and Need," a camp songbook, and "Death Penalty for Homosexuals is Prescribed in the Bible," written by Pastor Peter John Peters.
Special supplement to Searchlight UK: "Searchlight Extra" about Obama.
"Prophetic Nouns" and "Shiloh Separatist" publication, by Elliott Germain.
Includes pamphlets "Commons Sense on Mass Immigration" and "The Ethics of Immigration Policy." Published by John Tanton.
"Territorial Imperative" literature by Keith D. Gilbert.
Photocopy of "Confederate Veteran."
"Guide to Confederate Issues in Kentucky" booklet.
Photocopies, clippings, and promotional pamphlets.
Essay: "White Victory in Memphis and How It Was Done!: Racism, Publicity, and Organization, the Key to Victory."
Issue of "Prophetic Observer," Vol. 9 no. 1.
Recruitment literature, fliers, etc. opposing high taxes.
Photocopies and printouts of "The Resister."
"Great Revival in the Southern Armies" conference materials.
"Aryans Awake!" publications.
Photocopy of a "Survival Tactics Seminar" manual; presumably related to Constitutional Township of Tigerton Dells.
Photocopy of "College Coronet" newsletter.
"New Klan" special report.
Copy of a bulletin.
Photocopied literature re: tax havens.
Newspaper inserts and solicitations.
Pamphlets and articles, including several Truth Tracts.
Special news reports, sample copies, commemorative editions.
Correspondence, clippings, and other materials collected by SPLC to monitor Truth At Last newspaper.
Pamphlets by Charles A. Jennings, including "Our Southern Heritage: The Confederate Battle Flag," "America's Cultural War: Biblical Christianity and Caucasian Culture," and "The Need of the Angle Israel Truth."
Sirius Times catalog.
Faxed copy of Conspiracies, Part II.
"Culture Wars" mailings.
"Compass" subscription form.
Pamphlets, including "Defending the Faith for Our God, Our Nation, and Our Posterity," "The Separation of Church and State Myth," and a copy of Kingdom Builders Report.
Correspondence and news releases.
Photocopied excerpt of The Fiery Cross.
Photocopies of issues.
Newsletters and pamphlets.
Photocopies of newsletters; clippings with VCI coverage; Directories of Covenant People/Israel Identity; pamphlets and reports, including "The Myth of a Judeo-Christian Tradition," "The Strangest Alias in History," and "Was Jesus Christ a Jew?"
Printout of Southern Ranger newsletter.
"The Patriot" photocopies.
Printout of "The Struggle," other materials.
Pamphlet: "Kosher Racket Revealed."
"Focus Fourteen" issue no. 911.
Pamphlets by Martin Weiss.
SPLC subscribed to clippings services to monitor news coverage of accusations of bias, hate crimes, Klan and Nazi activities, and mentions of other extremist groups. Clippings collected are from local and regional publications and do not include national press stories from AP or other syndicates.
Loosely sorted by month/year.
Includes clippings about various hate groups, racial discord, and coverage of SPLC.
Includes various clippings, handouts, and fliers from neo-Nazis, Klan groups, and white power groups.
Includes literature on anti-tax movements, anti-UN movements, etc.
Includes literature by pro-white Christian extremists.
Majority of materials are anti-Black/anti-African American.
Includes Holocaust deniers.
Anonymous research article.
Excerpt of "Skinheads" from The Seditionist.
Copy of "One Sheaf, One Vine," Griffin's self-published book.
Mass mailings from Thorz Hammer promoting his book "WHAM! Confessions of a White American Man."
Created and annotated by SPLC. Incomplete.
Photocopy of Directory for "All Anglo-Saxon Celtic and Kindred Peoples," including organizations, contact names, and addresses for New Israelites from around the world.
SPLC list of hate groups.
Unsolicited informant letters for SPLC.
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- Alternative publications--United States.
- Anglo-Israelism--United States.
- Antisemitism in literature -- United States.
- Conservative literature--United States.
- Conspiracy theories--United States.
- Gun control--United States.
- Holocaust denial literature -- United States.
- Left-wing extremists -- United States.
- Nazis -- United States.
- Neo-Nazis -- United States.
- Racism -- United States.
- Right-wing extremists -- United States.
- States' rights (American politics) -- Southern States.
- Survivalist literature -- United States.
- United States -- Economic policy.
- United States -- Immigration policy.
- White supremacy movements -- United States.
- Year 2000 date conversion (Computer systems) -- United States.
[Identification of item], Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Project Collection, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The Southern Poverty Law Center Intelligence Project Collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in 2013.
Processed by: Rubenstein Library Staff, March 2014
Accessions described in this finding aid: 2013-0048