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Collection Reference Number GLC09000
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1890s 
Title Colored Voters Read
Date 1894
Document Type Broadside
Content Description Broadside demonstrating that Georgia's Democratic Party has taken care of Negroes far better than its rivals in an effort to capture Negro votes. Asks the question, "What Evidence have the Negroes of this State that Schools will be provided for their Children in case the Third Party gets into Power?" Gives an account of taxes paid toward school funds by blacks and whites. Concludes that " the matter of schools alone the negro received more than three times as much money, as he pays in to the Public Treasurer from all sources."
Subjects African American History  Education Reform  Election  Politics  Taxes or Taxation  Democratic Party  Progressive Era  
Place written Georgia
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics; Children & Family; Education
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945