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The First Colored Senator and Representatives, in the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States.

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The lithograph depicts a group of seven African American men who were members of the 41st and 42nd Congress of the United States. It was possible for these men to join Congress after the passing of the 15th Amendment, which granted that men of any…

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Civil Rights Act of 1875

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A photo of the Civil Rights Act of 1875

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The Weekly Messenger. Volume XI, May 23, 1896

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A portion of a newspaper that includes a reaction to the Plessy vs Ferguson ruling in 1896.

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The Saginaw Evening News

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The Saginaw Evening News (out of Saginaw, Michigan) published on October 17th, 1883.

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[Frederick Douglass] / C.F. Conly Photographer, 465 Washington St., Boston.

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Reproduction of a portrait of Frederick Douglass

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Speech before the Civil Right Mass Meeting, Washington, D. C. (specifically page 7 and 8)

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The beginning of Frederick Douglass's speech regarding the passing of the Civil Rights Cases of 1883.

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The Appeal. [volume], November 12, 1904, Image 4

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A portion of "The Appeal: A National Afro-American Newspaper" published on November 12, 1904.

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Cleveland Gazette: Civil Rights Law

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Four published pages from the Cleveland Gazette of Ohio discussing the 1883 Civil Rights Cases

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