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Unknown [Engraved portrait of African American members of Congress during Reconstruction]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09746 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Engraving Date: 1870 Pagination: 1 p. ; 22.8 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: One engraving of five African American members of Congress dated circa 1870. Each man is surrounded by a frame and artistic decorations. The congressmen featured are Hiram R. Revels of Mississippi, James T. Rapier of Alabama, Blanche Kelso Bruce of Mississippi, Joseph Hayne Rainey of South Carolina, and John R. Lynch of Mississippi.

People: Revels, Hiram R., 1827-1901
Rapier, James T., 1837-1883
Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898
Rainey, Joseph Hayne, 1832-1887
Lynch, John R., 1847-1939

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansPoliticiansCongress

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