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Wood, Robert (fl. 1891) An Appeal to the colored voters of Hart County [with Clabe Garvin]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07018 Author/Creator: Wood, Robert (fl. 1891) Place Written: Bowling Green, Ky. Type: Broadside Date: 1891/07/31 Pagination: 1 p. 22.6 x 15.5 cm

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Summary of Content: Issued by 2 black men (Wood and Clabe Garvin) from Bowling Green, Ky., who claimed to be falsely imprisoned because they refused to vote for a klansman. Unevenly inked.

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Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: Progressive EraCivil WarMilitary HistoryAfrican American HistoryReconstructionJim CrowSuffrageKu Klux KlanElectionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The Gilded Age

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