Knox College Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
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Galesburg Republican Feb. 4, 1871
Galesburg Republican Feb. 4, 1871
TitleGalesburg Republican Feb. 4, 1871
DescriptionA sarcastic notice in a Galesburg, Illinois newspaper referring to the paper's printer, a colored man by the name of Jefferson Turner, wanting to run for Congress.
SubjectRace relations
Legislative bodies
Legislators
Subject (LCSH)Galesburg (Ill.) - Newspapers
Named PersonTurner, Jefferson;
AuthorGalesburg Republican
Time Period1870s
Date Created (original)February 4, 1871
TypeText
Formatjpeg
IdentifierMicroforms Cabinets
Languageeng
RightsThis item is out-of-copyright.
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-08-22
Transcript"I'M GWINE TO ALABAMA."--Jefferson
Turner, Esq., our worthy colored printer
has announced his intention of returning
to Alabama next spring, for the purpose
of entering the lists as a candidate for
congress from the Huntsvill district.
Jeff says, "I mought as well go to con-
gress as other nigger."
FilenameGR4Feb1871p1
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