Tribute to Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels
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.
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
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Laura Turner O'Hara Specialist U.S. House Office of the Historian->Historical Publications
Rodney A. Ross Reference Archivist National Archives and Records Administration->Center for Legislative Archives
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