1871-1872 Virginia General Assembly

Title

1871-1872 Virginia General Assembly

Description

Thirteen African-American men served in Virginia's 1871-1872 General Assembly. After 1889, due to new laws and intimidation by white supremacists, no African-American won an election to the legislature until 1967.

Source

Library of Virginia

Date

1872

Format

PDF

Coverage

1870s

Description

Thirteen African-American men served in Virginia's 1871-1872 General Assembly. After 1889, due to new laws and intimidation by white supremacists, no African-American won an election to the legislature until 1967.

Date

1872

Coverage

1870s

Source

Library of Virginia