"The First Colored Senator and Representatives"

This lithograph by Currier & Ives shows the first African Americans to serve in Congress. From left to right are: Hiram Rhodes Revels, Senator from Mississippi; Benjamin Sterling Turner, a representative of Alabama; Robert Carlos De Large, a representative of South Carolina; Josiah Thomas Walls, a representative of Florida; Jefferson Franklin Long, a representative of Georgia; Joseph Hayne Rainy, a representative of South Carolina; and Robert Brown Elliot, a representative of South Carolina.

Date:
1872
Original Format:
Fine Print Illustration
Item#:
1860.0077
Height:
2265px
Width:
2825px
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