Also known as the "Radical" or "Reconstruction Constitution." The document was revised by the constitutional convention on November 5, 1867, and was ratified in 1868. The constitution includes the following articles: declaration of rights; state...
The first page included here discusses officers of the council and their salaries. The second page discusses the sale of lots in the "colored" cemetery and a new city ordinance that makes it unlawful to "carry on any barber business" on the...
The passages describe the lives and contributions of three freedmen of the Rapier family. John H. Rapier, Jr., was a physician at the Freedmen's Hospital in Washington, D.C. John H. Rapier, Sr., a barber in Florence, Alabama, served as a voter...
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