The Georgetown elections - the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast. New and becoming styles of head-dressing.

The Georgetown elections – the Negro at the ballot-box / Th. Nast. New and becoming styles of head-dressing.

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1 print : wood engraving. | Illustration showing at top of page, several men at a polling place where an African American man places his ballot in the box for “Re[publ]ican Mayor Welch” which is next to the empty ballot box for “The White Mans Ticket for Mayor H. Addison”. President Andrew Johnson is standing on the left, holding his “Suffrage Veto”, additional “Veto[s]” are stuffed into his coat pocket, a man labeled “Ex. C.S.A.” stands next to him. On the bottom, a woman is holding a child on top of her head, with four vignette views of “new” hairstyles.

Original Resource: www.teachingcalifornia.org

Creator Nast, Thomas

Repository Library of Congress