Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Alphonzo Bell, Jr. (1914-2004) was a United States Congressman who represented the 27th and 28th Congressional Districts - which encompassed the communities of Santa Monica, Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, Bel Air, and West Los Angeles - between 1961 and 1977. Materials within the collection date from the 1930s to the 1980s and document Bell's political career.
Collection — Folder 1
Overview "Our Colored Citizens: How They Have Been Officially Recognized Both in War and Peace by the Republican Party" is an 8 page pamphlet describing how the Republican Party had been working to enfranchise African-Americans in American government and politics and how the Democratic Party in the South was systematically and purposefully disenfranchising them. Includes a cartoon of Senator Benjamin Ryan Tillman preventing an African-American man from voting.