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The First Vote

This illustration from Harper's Weekly features three figures symbolizing black political leadership: a skilled craftsman, a sophisticated city dweller, and a Union Army veteran.

Source | Alfred R. Waud, "The First Vote," wood engraving, Harper's Weekly, 11 November 1867.
Creator | Alfred R. Waud
Item Type | Poster/Print
Cite This document | Alfred R. Waud, “The First Vote,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 15, 2024,

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