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Mayo, Katherine, 1868-1940



  • Existence: 1868 - 1940


Katherine Mayo was born on January 27, 1867 in Ridgeway, Pennsylvania. She was an American nativist and white nationalist, researcher and historian. Mayo entered public life as a political writer advocating White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Nativism, opposition to non-white and Catholic immigration to the United States, and opposition to recently emancipated African slave laborers. She became known for denouncing the Philippine Declaration of Independence on racialist and religious grounds. Publications include "Justice to All: History of the Pennsylvania State Police" (1917), "That Damn Y" (1920), "Mother India" (1927) and "General Washington's Dilemma" (1938).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

"General Washington's Dilemma" typescript

Identifier: MS-324
Date(s): circa 1938

"General Washington's Dilemma." The collection contains the typescript by Katherine Mayo with author's handwritten corrections and editor's notations. The book was published in 1938.

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