"Why 'The Nigger is Unfit to Vote' "

This is an illustration by Thomas Nast from the front page of the October 24, 1868 issue of Harper's Weekly. An African-American man holds up his ballot showing his support for Grant and Colfax in the 1868 presidential election.

Date:
October 24, 1868
Original Format:
Cartoon
Item#:
MES50450
Height:
1816px
Width:
1289px
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