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Ku Klux Klan membership card for William F. Rommel issued in N.B. N.J.
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
1926

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Ku Klux Klan (KKK) membership card for William F. Rommel. The card was issued in New Jersey circa 1926, with the expiration date listed as September…

Ku Klux Klan membership card for William F. Rommel issued in N.J.
Ku Klux Klan (KKK)
1925

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Ku Klux Klan (KKK) membership card for William F. Rommel, a resident of Fords, NJ. The card was issued in the Klan realm of New Jersey circa 1925,…

James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw obituary

1775-10-02

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Obituary reporting the death of Ukawsaw Gronniosaw also known as James Albert. He died on September 28, 1775, in Chester, England.