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Hearst, William R. (1863-1951) Let the South Alone, Mr. Roosevelt

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02691.12.11 Author/Creator: Hearst, William R. (1863-1951) Place Written: Atlanta, Georgia Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 25 February 1903 Pagination: 2 p. ; 55 x 18.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Author is upset at Roosevelt's attempts to put blacks in office in the South. He says Roosevelt has only succeeded in widening the gap between blacks and whites and should stay out of the South. Second page includes advertisements and portions of articles.

People: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: ReconstructionJim CrowAfrican American HistoryAfrican Americans in GovernmentPresidentCivil RightsGovernment and CivicsPoliticsElection

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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