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Practical Illustration of the Virginia Constitution (So-Called)

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Title

Practical Illustration of the Virginia Constitution (So-Called)

Subject

African Americans, politics, race relations

Description

Opponents of the constitution produced this political broadside to frighten white Virginians into voting against ratification of the constitution by spreading fears that African Americans would be able to beat white children in the new public schools or serve as jurors in trials involving white ladies and gentlemen.

Source

Broadside 1867 P89 FF, Library of Virginia, Prints and Photographs Division

Date

ca. 1868-1869

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Broadside

Identifier

10_0725_21

Coverage

Virginia