1869 conventions image straightened scan copy

1869 conventions image straightened scan copy

1869 conventions image straightened scan copy

Image used on the cover of the newly edited book, “The Colored Conventions Movement: Black Organizing in the Nineteenth Century.” The sketch, “1869 National Colored Convention in Washington, DC,” is by Theo R. Davis, Harper’s Weekly, February 6, 1869.

IMAGE: Courtesy of the personal Jim Casey Collection.