Tribute to Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels
Laura Turner O’Hara talked about former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels (MS-R), the first black to serve in Congress, from 1869-70. She… read more
Laura Turner O’Hara talked about former Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels (MS-R), the first black to serve in Congress, from 1869-70. She also responded to questions from members of the audience.
This presentation in the Cannon Office Building on February 9, 2011, was part of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s celebration of African-American History Month. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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