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Joseph Rainey... 1st African American to serve in House....
Item # 594362
November 14, 1870
THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1870
* Joseph Rainey
Page 2 has small one column headings: "South Carolina Congressmen" "Who and What they are--A Democratic View of Them" which includes a brief biography of Joseph Rainey. He would become the first African American to serve in the United States House of Representatives about a month later.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War