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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division. Image courtesy of HarpWeek, LLC.

Harper's Weekly, October 31, 1874

The Democrats Return

By the mid-1870s, the Democratic Party had returned to power in the South, signaling the end of Reconstruction and the emergence of Jim Crow. Black political activity that had flourished was effectively stifled until the civil rights movement of the 1960s.

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Image ID: 497512
Title: Everything points to a Democratic victory this fall.
Published: October 31, 1874
Location: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division. Image courtesy of HarpWeek, LLC.
Subjects: African Americans -- Civil rights
African Americans -- Suffrage
Democratic Party (U.S.)
Political campaigns
Political elections
Political participation
Race discrimination -- United States
Reconstruction

Keywords: Reconstruction - Drawings
Voting
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