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Commemorative Photo Montage
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Commemorative photo montage of the members of the Mississippi Legislature, in 1874-'75. One third of the men are African American, indicating both their political progress during the immediate Post Civil War period. In 1876, this progress was reversed as Southern Democrats regained political power to disenfranchise most blacks.
December 5th, 2011
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