The State Convention at Richmond, Va., in Session

07_0034_0357 1868 Cons Conv.JPG

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Title

The State Convention at Richmond, Va., in Session

Subject

African Americans, politics, Virginia Constitutional Convention

Description

Virginia's constitutional convention met in Richmond from December 3, 1867 until April 17, 1868. Twenty-four of the delegates were African Americans, four of whom are identified in this image: Willis A. Hodges, of Princess Anne County; Lewis Lindsey and Joseph Cox, of the City of Richmond; and Peter George Morgan, of Petersburg.

Source

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, February 15, 1868, p. 345

Publisher

Frank Leslie

Date

1867-1868

Contributor

Library of Virginia

Rights

CC BY-SA

Format

JPG

Type

Engraving

Identifier

07_0034_0357

Coverage

Virginia

Citation

“The State Convention at Richmond, Va., in Session,” Remaking Virginia: Transformation Through Emancipation, accessed June 13, 2021, https://www.virginiamemory.com/online-exhibitions/items/show/602.