Benjamin Sterling Turner (1825-1894)
Benjamin Turner was a Republican U.S. Representative from Alabama (1871-73), the first African American congressman from that state. Born a slave, Turner obtained an education through clandestine study and entered politics right after the Civil War.
- 1867 circa 5 years
- Original Format:
- Glass Negative Print
- Mathew Brady
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