[Freedmens First Vote - Anderson County Courthouse]

Description:

This photo shows the military presence protecting African American's when they came to the Anderson County courthouse to vote for the first time in 1869.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Creation Date: 1869  
Partner(s):
Palestine Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Usage:
Total Uses: 1,210
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 1
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1869
  • Digitized: May 25, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Anderson County - Palestine
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
Description:

This photo shows the military presence protecting African American's when they came to the Anderson County courthouse to vote for the first time in 1869.

Physical Description:

1 film negative : b&w/color ; size 4" x 5"

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Palestine Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2007
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 33619002103412
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth26465
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public