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"The First Vote" of African Americans in Virginia.
African Americans--Political activity
African Americans--Civil rights
African Americans in art
Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 11, no. 568 (1867 November 16), title page (p. 721).
This illustration titled "The First Vote" shows African American men, dressed according to their profession, lined up to vote, a right later granted to them by the Fifteenth Amendment in 1870.
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Waud, Alfred R.(Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891. "The First Vote" of African Americans in Virginia. 1867. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/274376>, accessed 25 September 2021.
Waud, Alfred R.(Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891. "The First Vote" of African Americans in Virginia. 1867. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/274376>.
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