Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Wordless Wednesday Jim Crow Oklahoma

Daily Ardmoreite February 27, 1907 p1

 On this day, Oklahoma became the 46th state in the union. Prior to their admission as a new state the Constitutional Convention of 1907 was unfortunately prepared to enact as one of the first laws in the new state Jim Crow statutes.

Courtesy of the Oklahoma Historical Society

Daily Oklahoman September 11, 1904
Courtesy of Doug Loudenback

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