This blog page is being used by Belthorne Design Studios to share research information relating to US History from 1850 to 1900 and any other fantastic graphic design creations. Final quilt piece information can be found at the Quilting a Nation page (please click link to the right).
This is a newspaper from April 5th, 1870. It tells the first votes being cast by an African American under the 15th Amendment. The site also shares more interesting information about the article. http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/552854