The University Archives are the depository for the permanent record of Gonzaga University. Spanning the entire history of the University from 1887-present, the University Archives document both the daily administration of Gonzaga University and special events throughout the years.
University Archives and Special Collections selectively digitizes and provides access to historical and current materials. Our goal is to create educational collections that represents how Gonzaga has and continues to evolve in an ever changing world.
Patriotism, the Pacific Northwest, and the Ku Klux Klan.
This exhibit presents examples of how the KKK of the 1920s and 30s used patriotic themes and sentiments as a key component in its strategy to recruit new members. Utilizing extreme patriotism in different forms the KKK has experienced abundant success recruiting in modern times as well.