Knox College Struggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
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Galesburg Republican Jun. 18, 1870
Galesburg Republican Jun. 18, 1870
TitleGalesburg Republican Jun. 18, 1870
DescriptionNotice in a Galesburg, Illinois newspaper announcing plans for a celebration of the ratification of the Fifteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving African Americans the right to vote.
SubjectCelebrations
Constitutional amendments
Subject (LCSH)Galesburg (Ill.) - Newspapers
AuthorGalesburg Republican
Time Period1870s
Date Created (original)June 18, 1870
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..The colored citizens of Rock Island
and Davenport intend to celebrate the
ratification of the fifteenth amendment
by a grand turnout and banquet on the
Fourth of July. We are informed that a
large delegation of Galesburg colored fel-
low citizends will attend and participate.
FilenameGR18June1870p1
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