[Freedmens First Vote - Palestine, Texas]

Description:

This is a photo of the first Anderson County Courthouse the day of the Freedmen's First Vote. Notice the voters' horses tied to the railing and the Union guards watching over them to prevent opposition from taking or harming them.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Creation Date: c. 1866  
Partner(s):
Palestine Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Usage:
Total Uses: 877
Past 30 days: 21
Yesterday: 2
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: c. 1866
  • Digitized: March 1, 2006
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Date
c. 1866  
Description:

This is a photo of the first Anderson County Courthouse the day of the Freedmen's First Vote. Notice the voters' horses tied to the railing and the Union guards watching over them to prevent opposition from taking or harming them.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Palestine Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2006
Identifier:
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth10047
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public