Peter Jacob Carter photograph
African Americans, politics
Peter Jacob Carter won election to the House of Delegates in 1871 to represent Northampton County. He served eight consecutive years and became a leader in the Republican Party.
C. E. Rees & Co., photographer
Legislature of Virginia, Session 1871 and '72, Library of Virginia, Prints and Photographs Division
Library of Virginia
Virginia Legislature Photograph Digital Collection
Northampton County, Virginia